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LANGHORNE, Pa. (AP) - Police outside Philadelphia say they found a man sleeping in a school hallway with a glass smoking pipe and a bag of synthetic marijuana marked "Scooby Snax."
UNION, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey lawmaker is calling for a review of a state university's purchase of a $219,000 custom-built, multimedia conference table from a company in China, where it has a campus it hopes to expand.
After buying the Waldorf-Astoria, the General Motors Building, and billions of dollars of U.S. Treasury bonds, the Chinese may be looking to invest in something completely different - a broke and struggling school system.
MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) - Three more Ramapo College students have been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault that authorities say occurred earlier this month after a fraternity party.
This school week was little more exciting than usual for eight New Jersey school chiefs -- they were among 100 superintendents nationwide invited to the White House to take part in the “ConnectED to the Future” summit on technology and how it's changing education.
Lincoln University's embattled president, under fire for statements that some critics interpreted as blaming women for sexual assault, resigned Monday.
The SRC voted not to renew Imani Circle Charter and heard from vocal backers of charter expansion.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A central New Jersey woman is among 32 American students selected as the newest Rhodes scholars.
The 32 American students chosen as Rhodes scholars for 2015, listed by geographical region:
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. She seems to be throwing all the right signals.
Missing ACT tests are found, but their whereabouts over the last two months remains a mystery.
An environmental studies professor at Ursinus has earned distinction as top Pa. professor.
Three men who unsuccessfully sued a former state university administrator in northeastern Pennsylvania over allegations that he sexually abused them have demanded a new trial, saying the judge made numerous errors that prevented them from getting a fair hearing of their claims.
LANGHORNE, Pa. (AP) - Police outside Philadelphia say they found a man sleeping in a school hallway with a glass smoking pipe and a bag of synthetic marijuana marked "Scooby Snax."
The university said Robert Jennings’ departure is immediate, but did not provide a reason for the resignation.
Villanova University moved another step closer Monday to completing a $300 million expansion project. But the plan approved by the Radnor Township Board of Commissioners requires the university to make some promises about its plan to build dormitories, a performing-arts center, and a parking garage on its campus in Delaware County.
MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) - Three more Ramapo College students have been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault that authorities say occurred earlier this month after a fraternity party.
UNION, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey lawmaker is calling for a review of a state university's purchase of a $219,000 custom-built, multimedia conference table from a company in China, where it has a campus it hopes to expand.
Lincoln University's embattled president, under fire for statements that some critics interpreted as blaming women for sexual assault, resigned Monday.
PhillyConfidential: A federal judge ruled last Thursday that a civil lawsuit can proceed against the School District of Philadelphia, the School Reform Commission and the substitute teacher on duty when a kindergartner was kidnapped from class last year and later sexually assaulted.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Philadelphia man pursuing a degree in African American Studies and Political Science at Yale has been named one of 32 U.S. Rhodes Scholars.
The 32 American students chosen as Rhodes scholars for 2015, listed by geographical region:
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A central New Jersey woman is among 32 American students selected as the newest Rhodes scholars.
A former Philadelphia School District administrator who was fired after exposing a $7.5 million no-bid contract for security cameras has scored a major victory in his federal whistleblower suit against the district.
This school week was little more exciting than usual for eight New Jersey school chiefs -- they were among 100 superintendents nationwide invited to the White House to take part in the “ConnectED to the Future” summit on technology and how it's changing education.
The SRC voted not to renew Imani Circle Charter and heard from vocal backers of charter expansion.
After buying the Waldorf-Astoria, the General Motors Building, and billions of dollars of U.S. Treasury bonds, the Chinese may be looking to invest in something completely different - a broke and struggling school system.
The university said Robert Jennings’ departure is immediate, but did not provide a reason for the resignation.
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