Cheyney University, the nation's oldest historically black college and a school nearly at the brink of collapse, got a key reprieve Friday when a regional education panel allowed the university to keep its accreditation while it struggles to right its course.
"The clubs were going in every direction," said an adult organizer of the walkout to bring reforms and more awareness of black students' concerns. Then-Police Commissioner Frank Rizzo ordered more than 100 men in full riot gear to charge students who had been largely peaceful. "The kids were helpless...
The School Reform Commission, the state-devised panel that has ruled the Philadelphia School District for 16 years, declared the era of distress for the city's schools over.
On construction sites, apprentice carpenters work side-by-side with journeyman pros. Now, CVS wants to take that same model to train pharmacy techs in Pennsylvania. In other states, pharmacy tech apprenticeship programs have reduced turnover, important in a tightening labor market.
Judge Kugler, incredulous that alumni would reject a $133 million new school, said the case did not belong in federal court.
Paul Quinn College in Dallas faced accreditation threats and financial problems before Michael Sorrell stepped in and dramatically improved the school.
A Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News investigation found Cheyney, the nation's first HBCU, is wrought with decades-long incompetence and startling mismanagement.
Colleen Clemens' Twitter feed was so clogged with death threats, she shut it down. After she declined a request to appear on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show, he ran the piece about her anyway.
Whites no longer constitute the majority in New Jersey public schools, and segregation continues, a study says.
The Danaher Lynch Family Foundation is giving $5 million to Conwell-Egan Catholic High School in Fairless Hills.
The project is part crowdfunding campaign to fix the instruments and part avant-garde music experiment, with a score from Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang.
A Rowan University student was assaulted and robbed of a backpack on campus in Glassboro Tuesday.
5,809 days after the SRC was created, the body has voted to blow itself up for reasons that boil down to this, according to the official resolution: "the School District is no longer distressed" and "the School District no longer requires governance by a School Reform Commission."