EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) - A school district near Philadelphia says classes will be canceled for a second day Tuesday amid a strike by teachers following the breakdown of contract negotiations.
The Pennsbury School Board is poised to vote Tuesday on a novel partnership with the Caron Foundation that would include three full-time counselors in the schools - one each in elementary, middle and high school - who will oversee an array of potentially life-saving services.
Police are investigating the shooting death of a 15-year-old and wounding of two other teens in Chester Monday afternoon.
Police are investigating two shootings in Philadelphia Monday, neither fatal.
A 32-year-old Abington man faces charges of aggravated assault by vehicle and reckless endangerment in pedestrian accident outside Abington High School last month.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau also fined the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, for which Transworld acted as debt collector, at least $19 million in connection with illegal lawsuits.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy unveiled a potential price tag of $400 million for his promise of tuition free community college Monday, but his campaign said later he misspoke and the estimated cost could be about half that amount.
Talks began at 2 p.m. Sunday between the school board and the union representing the district's 403 teachers. Talks broke off a little after 8:30 p.m. Teachers said a strike would begin at 7:30 a.m. Monday.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority has pledged $500 million to transform Sharswood. A key part of that plan rests with Vaux Big Picture High School, newly reopened with a staff determined to reimagine what high school looks like for children in the neighborhood.
Strath Haven High School's massive, 420-member marching band will play a memorial tribute at Friday night's football game to the late Jack Hontz, who rescued the band from the brink of extinction in 1983 by making it inclusive for all students, whether musically talented or not. Hontz' throng of band...
An unusual, private school for low-income children in North Philadelphia, founded by Germantown Academy and Project HOME, celebrates as it prepares for a home of its own.
The teachers union blasted Christie and other officials, saying the profit motive was behind an upsurge in charter and Renaissance schools in the city.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) - Penn State's trustees are expected to remove the name of a former administrator convicted in the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal from a campus child care center.
The dean's decision came only hours after CIA director Mike Pompeo withdrew from a planned appearance Thursday at the Kennedy School and chastised the institution for calling attention to Manning.