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With three vacancies on the seven-member high court there’s a chance future rulings adhere to constitutional mandates, including one on public education.
State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams jokingly promised extended recess and summer break. Nelson A. Diaz name-checked notable Philadelphia School District grad Questlove - though he called him Love Quest.
Villanova and Widener Universities have announced their commencement speakers. Madeline Bell, president and chief operating officer of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, is to address Villanova graduates at 4 p.m. May 15 in the school stadium. In case of bad weather, the ceremony will be in the Pavilion.
LOWER MERION Three Lower Merion third graders won first in the nation last month at ExploraVision, billed as the world's largest science competition for kindergarten through 12th grades.
DOWNINGTOWN Downingtown High School East defended its title at the Pennsylvania State Academic Competition last week to become state champion for the second straight year. It is the first back-to-back championship in the Downingtown Area School District's history, district officials said.
FALLS TOWNSHIP A middle school principal in the Pennsbury district was announced this week as 2015 state principal of the year by the Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Students from a Jersey shore environmental science school helped get lawmakers to speed up action on a turtle protection bill that had been moving as slowly as, well, a turtle.
The Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement hosted a mayoral forum attended by a group of the district’s fourth- and fifth-graders.
For more than four years, Community Academy of Philadelphia Charter School fought to stay open in the face of complaints about shaky finances and low test scores.
Wanda Klinefelter wants to shatter Latina stereotypes
Paranormal Activity is far more than a low-budget, spine-tingling horror film to Dawn Keetley, associate professor of English at Lehigh University.
Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian laid out a busy to do list in a conference call about summer highlights in his resort: In addition to declaring his resort town the "Entertainment Capital of the Jersey Shore" he's going to try to salvage the Stockton University Island campus plus oversee 200 layoffs, mostly in the fire and recreation departments.
Parents of an autistic daughter who suffers from seizures are suing the Larc School and Maple Shade School District for refusing to allow marijuana oil on their premesis.
With three vacancies on the seven-member high court there’s a chance future rulings adhere to constitutional mandates, including one on public education.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Call this the year of the test. Or, at least the year of standardized test mania.
A Methacton school board candidate is under fire and has lost the Republican endorsement after parents drew attention to what they said were racist and anti-Semitic posts in his name on social media.
Villanova and Widener Universities have announced their commencement speakers. Madeline Bell, president and chief operating officer of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, is to address Villanova graduates at 4 p.m. May 15 in the school stadium. In case of bad weather, the ceremony will be in the Pavilion.
LOWER MERION Three Lower Merion third graders won first in the nation last month at ExploraVision, billed as the world's largest science competition for kindergarten through 12th grades.
DOWNINGTOWN Downingtown High School East defended its title at the Pennsylvania State Academic Competition last week to become state champion for the second straight year. It is the first back-to-back championship in the Downingtown Area School District's history, district officials said.
FALLS TOWNSHIP A middle school principal in the Pennsbury district was announced this week as 2015 state principal of the year by the Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals.
The mayor is making a series of visits to garner support for a tax hike that would raise $105 million for the school district.
For more than four years, Community Academy of Philadelphia Charter School fought to stay open in the face of complaints about shaky finances and low test scores.
Alumni trustees demand that the university pay their legal fees for actions they've filed against the university. Penn State pres says no way.
Who's graduating from Temple on Friday: Lots of Michaels and Jessicas. 14 sets of twins. A septuagenarian. And people who could claim special kinship with the school's wise mascot.
The Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement hosted a mayoral forum attended by a group of the district’s fourth- and fifth-graders.
State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams jokingly promised extended recess and summer break. Nelson A. Diaz name-checked notable Philadelphia School District grad Questlove - though he called him Love Quest.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Students from a Jersey shore environmental science school helped get lawmakers to speed up action on a turtle protection bill that had been moving as slowly as, well, a turtle.
A Methacton school board candidate is under fire and has lost the Republican endorsement after parents drew attention to what they said were racist and anti-Semitic posts in his name on social media.
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