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Superintendent Hite will recommend that the SRC revoke its charter.
The Philadelphia chapter of the Careers through Culinary Arts Program on Wednesday presented more than $267,000 in scholarships and cash awards to 17 area high school seniors.
The Philadelphia School District has taken the unprecedented step of asking the School Reform Commission to revoke Palmer Leadership's charter, alleging poor academic performance, financial woes, and billing for students no longer attending the school.
Philadelphians want the School Reform Commission abolished and the city's public schools returned to local control, the city teachers union said Tuesday.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY Former diplomat to speak at Ursinus COLLEGEVILLE Ursinus College is hosting a lecture on "The Arab Spring: Russia and Syria" on Wednesday evening, featuring former Ambassador Richard W. Murphy.
CAMDEN The two school operators hoping to open "Renaissance" schools in Camden this fall have requested waivers from the state for the portion of their application requiring that they provide an address and building schematics.
NORTH PHILA. Doug Wager, artistic director of Temple University's theater program, plunged into books about the hidden, heartbreaking life of girls after he saw what happened to his 13-year-old daughter two years ago. Mean Facebook comments turned a sweet bar mitzvah dance into one of those awful memories that women never seem to forget.
Steele Songle was born without a left hand but has never let that hold him back from the thing he loves most - playing sports.
Lynne Millard will tell you - she's tough. The principal of Crossan School has rules for how children should line up, where parents can stand in the schoolyard, how students ought to move in the hallways.
The investigation into a Main Line high school drug ring began months ago. Police arrested one alleged ringleader in February.
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) - A family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance discriminates against atheist children.
Its top speed is 35 m.p.h. It has less horsepower than a lawn mower. Nevertheless, the bright-red, fiberglass-paneled contraption in a Swarthmore College basement is very much a race car - in a race to use as little energy as possible.
Three University of Delaware students have been arrested in connection with a home invasion that occurred early Saturday, Newark police announced Tuesday.
The Philadelphia chapter of the Careers through Culinary Arts Program on Wednesday presented more than $267,000 in scholarships and cash awards to 17 area high school seniors.
In China, Maura Cunningham says, if you're going to hold an online discussion of the Tiananmen Square massacre, you better speak in code.
A new bronze statue of Joe Paterno is planned for installation in the fall of next year.
Phoebe A. Haddon, the dean of the University of Maryland's law school, will be the next chancellor of Rutgers University's Camden campus, the university announced today.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY Former diplomat to speak at Ursinus COLLEGEVILLE Ursinus College is hosting a lecture on "The Arab Spring: Russia and Syria" on Wednesday evening, featuring former Ambassador Richard W. Murphy.
CAMDEN The two school operators hoping to open "Renaissance" schools in Camden this fall have requested waivers from the state for the portion of their application requiring that they provide an address and building schematics.
NORTH PHILA. Doug Wager, artistic director of Temple University's theater program, plunged into books about the hidden, heartbreaking life of girls after he saw what happened to his 13-year-old daughter two years ago. Mean Facebook comments turned a sweet bar mitzvah dance into one of those awful memories that women never seem to forget.
Superintendent Hite will recommend that the SRC revoke its charter.
Philadelphians want the School Reform Commission abolished and the city's public schools returned to local control, the city teachers union said Tuesday.
Philadelphia's Masterman High School once again topped U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking of Pennsylvania schools, with a number of suburban high schools rounding out the top 10.
MaST Charter's president says, "I feel like I'm in 'Star Trek.' "
The Philadelphia School District has taken the unprecedented step of asking the School Reform Commission to revoke Palmer Leadership's charter, alleging poor academic performance, financial woes, and billing for students no longer attending the school.
Steele Songle was born without a left hand but has never let that hold him back from the thing he loves most - playing sports.
Lynne Millard will tell you - she's tough. The principal of Crossan School has rules for how children should line up, where parents can stand in the schoolyard, how students ought to move in the hallways.
Phoebe A. Haddon, the dean of the University of Maryland's law school, will be the next chancellor of Rutgers University's Camden campus, the university announced today.
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