Fixed costs are school nemeses. An Inquirer-Daily News analysis finds that about 85 of school district dollars are already spoken for before the budget process even begins.
A wave of Philadelphia school district steamfitters, heating and air conditioning technicians, and electricians are retiring with not enough workers to replace them. A new initiative aims to fix that.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - People who took part in the women's marches staged in New Jersey are being asked to donate their signs, posters and memorabilia to Rutgers University.
Teams from the University of Pennsylvania and Muhlenberg College are among six finalists in Disney's Imaginations contest this year.
Philadelphia Eagles fans have a tough decision to make - dog mask or dog T-shirt? They both help a good cause, but the latter may be easier to find.
The new policy, which is being drafted, would allow students to get their record wiped clean. Parents have complained that the current policy could derail their kids' college dreams.
Winter break is the first time Penn students go home. For those who are the first in their families attending college, the trip home can be a clash of the "home-me" and the "school-me."
School district solicitor Kenneth A. Roos said the Supreme Court won't rule on the merits of the district's challenge, but rather if it should be barred from pursuing it because Lower Merion failed to meet the 10-day deadline for filing post-trial motions after Smyth's initial ruling.
Jonathan Lumpkin, 25, is the third University of Pennsylvania student to die in less than three weeks.
Dr. Rose spoke out to whomever would listen, explaining with candor and humor the disease that afflicted him. His life was lesson in tenacity and courage.
The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
"I never thought I was looking into the 15-year-old eyes of a killer," said Philip Schwadron, who taught acting to accused murderer Samuel Lincoln Woodward.
Although students should be free to make up their own minds about controversial public questions, they should not be allowed to malign entire peoples or nations. They can agree with President Trump about immigration, if they'd like. But they can't talk like him, at least not in school.