Marla Travis-Curtis, the former principal of Lamberton Elementary, was improperly fired by the Philadelphia School District, three Commonwealth Court judges found. Cheating occurred at Lamberton, an arbitrator found, but Travis-Curtis was not a party to it.
The Philadelphia district charter office said Memphis Street Academy at J.P. Jones in Kensington, should not be given a new, five-year operating agreement because of poor academic performance.
Germantown's Rayshawn Johnson was accepted to eight of the country's best colleges, including Yale and Brown Universities and the University of Pennsylvania...
The University of Pennsylvania has selected Wendell Pritchett, a native Philadelphian, a law and education professor, and a former chancellor of Rutgers-Camden...
Villanova taps three-term New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg as 2017 commencement speaker.
The company recently laid off some school staff and central office workers amid a fiscal crunch prompted, it said, by a Philadelphia School District action. It also proposed amending employees' pay schedule to save money.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Ann Coulter said Wednesday that she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence, calling it "a dark day for free speech in America."
After dropping briefly, the average salaries for New Jersey's public school teachers and administrators are again rising.
In the last school year, the...
Isabella Nicola is no ordinary violin player. The fifth grader from Alexandria, Va., was born without a left hand and part of her forearm. That hasn't stopped her.
Sproul Plaza, site of the iconic Free Speech Movement protests in the 1960s, is both symbolic and logistically challenging for the university. On an open campus, anyone can flock to the plaza.
Philadelphia's Masterman School was ranked the 51st best high school in the nation for 2017. A number of area schools also made the list of top schools in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
The Student Book Scholars contest challenges teams of K-8 Philly-area students to create books on the theme of tolerance. It kicks off at the Free Library Wednesday.
GWYNEDD VALLEY, Pa. (AP) - A Catholic university near Philadelphia has announced that it will hire the provost of a Pittsburgh school as its next president.
The Main Line district on Monday pitched a $266 million budget proposal for 2017-18, a 2.7 percent increase over the current school year. The property tax rate would go up 2.99 percent.
The Laboratory School of Communications and Languages was once the flagship of a group of charter schools founded by former district administrator Dorothy June Brown.