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Along with books and computers, the Pottstown School District welcomed the new school year with saws and jackhammers. The Montgomery County district's massive, ongoing renovation of its four elementary schools is heading toward the finish line, school officials said.
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia School District recently crowed that for the first time none of its schools made the state’s notorious “persistently...
Aspiring veterinarians have a new option to earn a degree that could allow them to finish their education faster and more cheaply.
CANTON, Mass. (AP) - Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks - so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth.
A newspaper delivery truckload of new supplies went to Philadelphia public school students this morning. Two schools -- James Rhoads Elementary School...
Lincoln University's promise got Aitza Hedgemond's attention: The incoming freshman's annual tuition would remain at $11,836 all four years, guaranteed.
Twin sisters Doris and Shirley Blumberg were top students at Philadelphia High School for Girls. They were especially sharp with numbers, joining an after-school club devoted to math games and puzzles.
The newly elected head of the National Education Association - the largest professional employee union in the country - visited Camden on Friday, and criticized standardized testing and the financial drain charter schools can put on traditional public schools.
Rutgers University is apologizing for offensive signs and shirts referencing the Jerry Sandusky scandal that some fans wore to the school's football...
When Malala Yousafzai recovered from being shot by the Taliban because she was living her belief in girls' education, she became a global symbol of her cause.
Philly School Files: Leaders from the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers and its national arm came out swinging against City Council on Friday. The union chiefs said they were shocked and insulted by Council's failure to put on the November ballot a referendum asking voters whether they think the School Reform Commission should be replaced with an elected school board.
A strict dress code adopted by a Staten Island school has resulted in 200 detentions in the last two weeks.
Knife, scissors were found near body, and a suicide note was left in the elementary school where she taught.
Girard College on Monday asked the city's Orphans' Court to reconsider its recent ruling that the school cannot suspend its high school and boarding programs to improve its finances.
Along with books and computers, the Pottstown School District welcomed the new school year with saws and jackhammers. The Montgomery County district's massive, ongoing renovation of its four elementary schools is heading toward the finish line, school officials said.
As Dorothy June Brown undergoes a mental exam to determine whether she is competent for retrial on charges that she defrauded the schools she founded of $6.3 million, the charters' legal bills from the first trial have been tallied.
Rutgers University officials apologized profusely Monday for the unsportsmanlike conduct of their football fans who mocked the Jerry Sandusky child sexual-assault scandal during the school's weekend game against Big Ten rival Pennsylvania State University.
A wooded swath between subdivisions and a school in western Chester County could soon claim a renewable-energy first. Thousands of solar panels planned for the property will churn enough power to run Coatesville Area High School. The developer says it will likely be the only school in the country to run entirely on solar power, albeit with a little help on cloudy days.
Twin sisters Doris and Shirley Blumberg were top students at Philadelphia High School for Girls. They were especially sharp with numbers, joining an after-school club devoted to math games and puzzles.
With tens of millions of dollars and more than 1,000 Philadelphia School District jobs on the line, all eyes shifted to Harrisburg on Monday as lawmakers returned from their summer break.
Rutgers University is apologizing for offensive signs and shirts referencing the Jerry Sandusky scandal that some fans wore to the school's football...
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia School District recently crowed that for the first time none of its schools made the state’s notorious “persistently...
A newspaper delivery truckload of new supplies went to Philadelphia public school students this morning. Two schools -- James Rhoads Elementary School...
CANTON, Mass. (AP) - Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks - so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth.
Aspiring veterinarians have a new option to earn a degree that could allow them to finish their education faster and more cheaply.
Lincoln University's promise got Aitza Hedgemond's attention: The incoming freshman's annual tuition would remain at $11,836 all four years, guaranteed.
The newly elected head of the National Education Association - the largest professional employee union in the country - visited Camden on Friday, and criticized standardized testing and the financial drain charter schools can put on traditional public schools.
As Dorothy June Brown undergoes a mental exam to determine whether she is competent for retrial on charges that she defrauded the schools she founded of $6.3 million, the charters' legal bills from the first trial have been tallied.
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