Monday, February 8, 2016

Education

Andrei Fritz was itching to let loose a torrent of drumming that could be heard in the classroom upstairs and by passersby in the hallway outside.
A federal whistle-blower suit claims an elementary principal at the Franklin Towne Charter School in Bridesburg was hired under false...
When Education Plus Academy Cyber Charter closed in December, its officials laid blame at two places: districts that couldn't pay for...
Watching the proliferation of charter schools in Philadelphia and across America reminds one of the monotone pronouncement of the part-robot, part-human Borg as they conquer planet after planet in Star Trek: "Resistance is futile."
Dozens of Philadelphia public schools could get full-time counselors, and more than a dozen Philadelphia school counselors could get their jobs back, if a judge's order stands.
The campus cops at the University of Delaware have a new role as rap singers, and they're attracting a lot of attention.
In a stiff competition akin to a championship sporting event, youngsters from across the region Saturday challenged their minds to create the best robot and build a better world.
A chance encounter changed a young woman’s life.
A chance encounter changed a young woman’s life.
A chance encounter changed a young woman’s life.
Rapper Meek Mill learns Friday if he must return to prison. Is that why he was at a kids’ school Thursday?
A suit filed by a prominent Main Line attorney argues that the Lower Merion School District, one of the region's wealthiest and most highly regarded, has misled the public about its finances and should remit its $55 million surplus to taxpayers.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's office plans to take action that could revive the most serious charges against three former Pennsylvania State University leaders accused of ignoring or covering up Jerry Sandusky's child sex abuse.
TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida high school student Brooke Stewart would gladly swap two required foreign language classes to become fluent in JavaScript...
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said Thursday that the Faith in the Future Foundation's management of archdiocesan high schools has been so successful that both sides have agreed to an early contract extension.
CHICAGO (AP) - The University of Chicago and leaders of Alpha Epsilon Pi on Thursday condemned emails circulated by members of the fraternity that contained racist and other insulting language.
Standing in front of a toy kitchen in a Mantua preschool classroom, Gov. Wolf said Thursday that he wants to spend $60 million more on early childhood education in 2017.
HARRISBURG - Gov. Wolf signed a bill Wednesday that would delay for two years a requirement that Pennsylvania high school students pass graduation exams.
ON TUESDAY, students and staff at Kensington Urban Teaching Academy were placed on complete lockdown by the Philadelphia Police Department for over 90 minutes because of the reckless and irresponsible behavior of a school police officer.
Steven M. Rose, the president of Passaic County Community College, promoted to lawmakers his proposal to confer nursing bachelor’s degrees at the community college.
Villanova and Temple Universities are touting advancements they made in the Carnegie Classifications, which has been used for decades to categorize the nation's schools.
Todd Kimmel just pocketed something he never imagined he'd possess: the mayor's cellphone number and personal email address. Kimmel, principal of Hackett Elementary in Kensington, was part of a group of city principals who sat down with Mayor Kenney after school Wednesday at City Hall, the first in a regular series of meetings Kenney plans to hold with school leaders.
The University of the Sciences this week received a $3.8 million gift from an alumnus.