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Bryn Mawr College, the small private women's school on the Main Line, this week joined a growing number of schools around the country that no longer require the SAT or other standardized test scores for admission.
PFT officials had questioned asbestos removal at the Penn Treaty School.
The Chester County district attorney on Thursday called on the Coatesville Area School District to release its taxpayer-funded internal review of district management, nearly a year after the texting scandal that prompted the investigation.
Educators, parents and other groups are invited to submit proposals for school improvement. Many question the timing.
New Jersey continues to be the state with the largest “brain drain” of college students, according to new national data that lawmakers say is evidence of a systemic issue that needs to be addressed.
Have an idea for overhauling a city public school? The Philadelphia School District is listening. Officials on Tuesday announced the “School Redesign...
At the beginning of a work week that promised hot, steamy days, five high school students put on bug repellent, yellow hard hats, gardening gloves, and work boots before Monday's shift at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum.
Temple University researchers have used state-of-the-art molecular scissors to cut out dormant HIV hiding in human cells, fueling hopes for curing - not just suppressing - the insidious infection that causes AIDS.
After a year in the job, Stacy Holland will depart Aug. 31 to become executive director of the Lenfest Foundation.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Elijah Watson knows he wants to go to college. He also knows it will be hard to leave his home on the Navajo reservation if he does.
A group of Eastern University alumni has called on the president of the school to remove his signature from a letter urging President Obama to exempt religious institutions from an order that bans discrimination based on sexual identity.
Campus Inq: The Inquirer asked area universities how many sexual assault cases their judicial panels have heard in the last five years and how many students were expelled for those offenses.
PFT officials had questioned asbestos removal at the Penn Treaty School.
Bryn Mawr College, the small private women's school on the Main Line, this week joined a growing number of schools around the country that no longer require the SAT or other standardized test scores for admission.
The Chester County district attorney on Thursday called on the Coatesville Area School District to release its taxpayer-funded internal review of district management, nearly a year after the texting scandal that prompted the investigation.
Michelle Singletary: Once out of prison, some inmates feared that if they found a job, debt collectors would come after their paychecks.
Last year, Jim Capolupo was thrilled simply to be one of five finalists competing for the title of national superintendent of the year. For the lifelong Eagles fan, it was like playing in the Super Bowl - even though he didn't get to experience the thrill of victory.
As a schoolteacher who left the Philadelphia School District in frustration, I understand the concerns raised by former teacher Maria Ciancetta in a recent Inquirer article by Kristen A. Graham. Like Ciancetta, I tried my best to stay but was overwhelmed by some of the same challenges.
If you have an idea for overhauling a city public school, the Philadelphia School District is listening. Officials on Tuesday announced the "School Redesign Initiative," inviting teachers, principals, universities, and community organizations to propose turnarounds of their own design.
Educators, parents and other groups are invited to submit proposals for school improvement. Many question the timing.
New Jersey continues to be the state with the largest “brain drain” of college students, according to new national data that lawmakers say is evidence of a systemic issue that needs to be addressed.
Have an idea for overhauling a city public school? The Philadelphia School District is listening. Officials on Tuesday announced the “School Redesign...
College graduates today are the most tech-savvy generation ever to enter the workforce. While knowledge of the latest and greatest devices can be a tremendous asset for landing a job, it's also proving to be a hindrance. Graduates too often use technology as a replacement for essential communication skills that are still coveted by employers.
At the beginning of a work week that promised hot, steamy days, five high school students put on bug repellent, yellow hard hats, gardening gloves, and work boots before Monday's shift at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum.
Temple University researchers have used state-of-the-art molecular scissors to cut out dormant HIV hiding in human cells, fueling hopes for curing - not just suppressing - the insidious infection that causes AIDS.
Michelle Singletary: Once out of prison, some inmates feared that if they found a job, debt collectors would come after their paychecks.
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