Along with a strong evaluation from his bosses, the School Reform Commission, William R. Hite Jr. is getting the first raise of his five-year superintendency. He'll be making $311,760 per year.
The Inside-Out Prison Exchange, which started with Temple University classes held in a Philadelphia county jail, has endured for two decades, expanded to about 150 correctional institutions and taught a total of 30,000 "inside" and "outside" students.
BRENTWOOD, Pa. (AP) - A suburban Pittsburgh school district says a teacher's Facebook post about "buying a gun" caused parents to keep about 60 students home from school or pick them up early from an elementary school Friday.
Racial bias incidents were reported in three area school districts this month. Experts say schools should brace for more clashes and prepare their students to survive and counteract them.
It appears to be Philadelphia's moment to seize back control of the school system that the state formally took over in 2001. An end to the SRC appears imminent, and legislation to shape its successor could come quickly.
Gloucester County NAACP chief: Racist attitudes at the school go back decades, "but it's nothing that can't be fixed"
Advocating for inclusion of voices historically silenced or left out or unheard is not discrimination.
SHORT PUMP, Va. (AP) - A middle school football team in Virginia has forfeited the remainder of its season after players made a racially insensitive video.
The myth of a post-racial America hits home at three area schools.
CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) - Students at a high school in a heavily Hispanic district have staged a walkout to protest a teacher's comment that a Spanish-speaking student should instead "speak American."
The jack-o'-lanterns had a swastika and KKK carved into them.
The NAACP was called in to meet with school officials Wednesday night
SRC Chair Joyce Wilkerson's admission that a vote to dissolve the SRC by year's end was possible was the first time such concrete shape has been given to the idea of an end of its 16-year run as governing body of the Philadelphia School District. Under current law, a nine-member, mayoral-appointed school...
A City Councilman said he wasn't getting adequate information about school conditions from the school district. He and environmental activists said that conditions were troubling inside dozens of city schools.