Friday, November 27, 2015


WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple.
Temple University's 1,400 adjunct professors will become part of the faculty union, after more than two-thirds of those voting approved...
After two tumultuous weeks, Richie Torres will return to the campus of Washington College following the holiday break with a mission:...
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) - When Sahara Sam's Oasis Water Park was looking for a creative way to advertise, school buses were a perfect fit.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A physicist who spends his days lecturing about how to re-create conditions at the center of the sun has managed to alter conditions in the Legislature - by upending a Republican incumbent political experts had expected to win.
CHICAGO (AP) - An economic engine. A jumpstart for lower-income students. A partnership with businesses to groom a workforce. The idea of free community college has been touted as all these, by President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential candidates, and some Republicans.
The charges were serious: A brutal assault that left a young woman bruised and fighting for her life. Testimony on the witness stand was heated, emotional, and, at times, racially charged.
Teachers say the school, which received about 350 students from a school partially closed due to structural problems, poses a safety threat.
Teachers say the school, which received about 350 students from a school partially closed due to structural problems, poses a safety threat.
Teachers say the school, which received about 350 students from a school partially closed due to structural problems, poses a safety threat.
A Delaware County Judge on Tuesday rejected the argument from the District Attorney's office that a former teacher convicted of sexually abusing students should not be eligible for early release.
Upper Dublin school officials on Tuesday pledged a "thorough and comprehensive" review of allegations by parents that the district discriminates against black students.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The state House is giving its approval to a plan to delay for two years a set of mandatory tests for Pennsylvania students before they can graduate high school.
Hundreds of parents and students enrolled at Education Plus Academy Cyber Charter School were left scrambling Tuesday when the troubled cyber school announced that it was closing its learning and tutoring centers, and laying off 30 staffers immediately.
Sixty-six percent of American 4-year-olds are enrolled in early childhood education, placing the United States well below average compared to other developed countries at a time of increasing focus on early learning, according to a report released Tuesday.
Jessica Cox inspires by example. The 32-year-old woman is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as being the only person without arms to obtain a pilot's license. She holds a black belt in martial arts, surfs, and drives using her feet.
Speaking with one voice Monday, the city's education leaders said Philadelphia School District buildings ought to be crowded with essentials for urban children and their families: social services, health care, job training.
The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission has found "probable cause" to suggest that Chestnut Hill College discriminated against a black student by expelling him for alleged theft while allowing white students suspected of theft and other offenses to remain enrolled.
Charter school founder Dorothy June Brown suffers from Alzheimer's-like dementia and is incompetent to be retried on fraud charges, a federal judge has found.
A Philadelphia native who studies at Harvard University and has advanced proficiency in eight languages is one of 32 winners of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship announced Sunday.
Sparkling blue flags waved and 600 feet stepped in time as the West Chester University marching band sent a holiday tune into the darkening November sky.
Gwen Cottman strode into Betty Vick Dorsey's rocky life and dismissed all excuses. That Dorsey, a 52-year-old breast cancer survivor was nursing a sick husband and had broken her finger while trying to break his fall evoked sympathy.
The University of the Sciences this week received a $3.8 million gift from an alumnus.