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A report from the city’s top fiscal watchdog said the district is still lax in many areas of financial reporting.
Temple University is examining allegations raised in a student newspaper that a former head coach of track and field verbally abused, intimidated, and compromised the safety of his athletes, the chairman of the university board of trustees said Wednesday.
In a city with more than 2,000 child-care and preschool facilities, just 15 percent are considered "high quality" by education advocates. And information about them is tough to come by.
The extensive and valuable art collection owned by the Philadelphia School District should be freed from a decade in storage and publicly displayed once more, the city controller told the school superintendent Wednesday.
Also: Local nuns in the spotlight; McCusker’s will get on the air.
In a stunning upset for the leaders of Girard College, a judge has ruled that the school may not suspend its high school and boarding programs to improve its finances.
It's late August and Walmart is selling 10 cent spiral notebooks.
HARRISBURG - The new president of Pennsylvania State University said Monday that the school should be "rewarded" for establishing what he said was the best compliance and sports ethics program nationwide following the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal, but stopped short of calling for a reduction of NCAA penalties.
Donation accepted for two weeks, will go to beleaguered district.
Driver education teachers and instructors loaded into a special Jeep Wrangler on Monday and strapped in for on-the-job training. In a steamy parking lot at Maple Shade High School, the specially equipped 2014 black Jeep simulated dangerous driving conditions, such as skidding on black ice in a snowstorm.
The president of Temple University assured Jewish students and others Monday that the university was conducting an investigation after a student was allegedly attacked and called anti-Semitic names last week.
After negotiating for 12 months, New Media Technology Charter School in Northwest Philadelphia and its unionized teachers have ratified their first contract.
A 70-year-old security guard, wounded in April while helping subdue a student on a stabbing spree at Pennsylvania high school, was fired with no good reason just before the beginning of the new school year, his lawyer said on Monday.
A report from the city’s top fiscal watchdog said the district is still lax in many areas of financial reporting.
Temple University is examining allegations raised in a student newspaper that a former head coach of track and field verbally abused, intimidated, and compromised the safety of his athletes, the chairman of the university board of trustees said Wednesday.
In a city with more than 2,000 child-care and preschool facilities, just 15 percent are considered "high quality" by education advocates. And information about them is tough to come by.
The extensive and valuable art collection owned by the Philadelphia School District should be freed from a decade in storage and publicly displayed once more, the city controller told the school superintendent Wednesday.
LOWER MERION Lower Merion School District officials are considering expanding its existing bus parking lot after efforts to find a bigger facility have been opposed by neighbors and community groups.
Camden schools will have more laptops this year and better wireless Internet access, school officials said Tuesday at the last board meeting before the start of school.
NEW YORK (AP) - One of the first things Al Vernacchio does in his high school Sexuality and Society class is stand at a podium in a sweater vest and tie surrounded by a wall packed with slogans: RESIST HOMOPHOBIA. FIGHT SEXISM. ENJOY LIFE.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - In a move certain to bolster his national standing with conservatives, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal sued the Obama administration Wednesday, hoping to strike a blow against the controversial Common Core education standards and raising his profile as he builds a likely presidential campaign.
After years of planning, Swarthmore College is beginning construction of an inn, bookstore, and roundabout.
Also: Local nuns in the spotlight; McCusker’s will get on the air.
It's late August and Walmart is selling 10 cent spiral notebooks.
Donation accepted for two weeks, will go to beleaguered district.
In a stunning upset for the leaders of Girard College, a judge has ruled that the school may not suspend its high school and boarding programs to improve its finances.
HARRISBURG - The new president of Pennsylvania State University said Monday that the school should be "rewarded" for establishing what he said was the best compliance and sports ethics program nationwide following the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal, but stopped short of calling for a reduction of NCAA penalties.
LOWER MERION Lower Merion School District officials are considering expanding its existing bus parking lot after efforts to find a bigger facility have been opposed by neighbors and community groups.
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