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MOUNT AIRY After 18 months of frustration over their inability to obtain a new contract, teachers at Khepera Charter School in Mount Airy have unanimously voted to authorize negotiators to call a strike if necessary.
The short film is grim: A young woman's life is hijacked when her husband suffers a neurological complication that completely incapacitates him, leaving her to care for him and their baby.
COATESVILLE Already in the middle of a "listening tour" to hear the voices of her new community, Cathy Taschner, the new superintendent of Coatesville schools, said she has also decided on what is next on her agenda.
CHESTNUT HILL Philadelphia police are investigating the death of a Chestnut Hill College student found dead in his dorm Wednesday morning.
To accommodate larger crowds as student enrollment rises, Rowan University will hold this year's commencement on its football field instead of its traditional location, the school announced Wednesday.
The Science Center and Drexel University said they have started accepting applications from tech start-ups and individuals for a new shared workspace, the Innovation Center @3401, which is scheduled to open later this spring.
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives.
It might be fair to describe the major changes that are coming in 2016 to the nation's most-recognizable college-admissions test, the SAT, as "intense."
Authorities are investigating after a student was found dead at Chestnut Hill College this morning. Philadelphia police said officials received a report...
The retrial of Philadelphia charter school founder Dorothy June Brown on federal fraud charges is scheduled to start Sept. 8.
Most Philadelphia voters disagree with the way the School Reform Commission is handling its responsibilities. They're dissatisfied with Gov. Corbett's positions on public education.
A Woodbury Board of Education member who resigned from the post abruptly this year did so after, according to court records, he was charged with giving two minors unspecified medication.
The Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools said the public "will be most affected and impacted" by any SRC decision.
MOUNT AIRY After 18 months of frustration over their inability to obtain a new contract, teachers at Khepera Charter School in Mount Airy have unanimously voted to authorize negotiators to call a strike if necessary.
The short film is grim: A young woman's life is hijacked when her husband suffers a neurological complication that completely incapacitates him, leaving her to care for him and their baby.
District officials reassigned John J. Dunphy after they learned of the purported violation and then placed him on paid leave. He resigned Jan. 15 from the district.
CHESTNUT HILL Philadelphia police are investigating the death of a Chestnut Hill College student found dead in his dorm Wednesday morning.
To accommodate larger crowds as student enrollment rises, Rowan University will hold this year's commencement on its football field instead of its traditional location, the school announced Wednesday.
The Science Center and Drexel University said they have started accepting applications from tech start-ups and individuals for a new shared workspace, the Innovation Center @3401, which is scheduled to open later this spring.
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives.
It might be fair to describe the major changes that are coming in 2016 to the nation's most-recognizable college-admissions test, the SAT, as "intense."
Authorities are investigating after a student was found dead at Chestnut Hill College this morning. Philadelphia police said officials received a report...
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.
Philadelphia voters are down on the School Reform Commission and Gov. Corbett, and side with city teachers in their contract dispute with the Philadelphia...
COATESVILLE Already in the middle of a "listening tour" to hear the voices of her new community, Cathy Taschner, the new superintendent of Coatesville schools, said she has also decided on what is next on her agenda.
SHAMONG A state ethics complaint has been lodged against a Shamong Board of Education member for Facebook posts that make pejorative references about district teachers and endorse student physical force to deal with bullies.
David Lee spent much of last summer in a laboratory in Seoul, South Korea, where he passed hours studying cancer cells under a microscope, taking measurements, and painstakingly replicating test results.
Philadelphia voters are down on the School Reform Commission and Gov. Corbett, and side with city teachers in their contract dispute with the Philadelphia...
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