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Jenkintown High School's former athletic director has been sentenced in connection with a sexual relationship he had with a student in 2010.
Haley Wilson, a rising senior at KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy, is spending days this summer in the law department at GlaxoSmithKline, learning about patents, trademarks, and what it takes to bring a new medicine to market.
Instead of the welfare office and City Hall, Philadelphia residents may soon be lining up at schools to apply for government benefits. A proposed bill...
HARRISBURG - A Harrisburg activist has asked the state Ethics Commission to investigate if an adviser to Gov. Corbett is earning his keep.
GOP-led House asks Corbett to advance the district funds. Superintendent Hite and Mayor Nutter are "devastated" and "outraged."
Eliza Pentz picked up her first field hockey stick about the time that most children are learning to count by twos. The Radnor teenager was 6, and her mother had played the game before her.
The Street: The American Legislative Exchange Council recently published the 18th edition of its state education rankings the Report Card on American Education. Here is a list of the 10 states ranked last in the report.
When Maurice Kanbar got headaches from drinking alcohol, he came up with a solution: Skyy Vodka, regular vodka minus the impurities that he said gave him headaches.
The fallout from a cheating scandal in the Philadelphia School District continues. Three retired teachers surrendered their professional credentials last month for allegedly engaging in "multiple PSSA testing violations" related to Pennsylvania's system of standardized tests, according to the state Department of Education.
A scrappy North Philadelphia football field that is home to one of the country’s best Pee Wee football teams is getting a $2.5 million makeover.
Five of 14 Pennsylvania universities in the state system, including Cheyney State University, have warned that they may lay off faculty at the end of the next academic year, state system officials said Wednesday.
A veteran educator and priest has been chosen to lead Roman Catholic High School for Boys, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced today. Father Joseph...
Members plan to remove block grants and a hotel tax before the vote.
Jenkintown High School's former athletic director has been sentenced in connection with a sexual relationship he had with a student in 2010.
A North American association names Lewis Katz one of six top commencement speakers for 2014. A Phila. U. grad also made the list.
Instead of the welfare office and City Hall, Philadelphia residents may soon be lining up at schools to apply for government benefits. A proposed bill...
As Camden looks ahead to a pivotal year that will be marked by a major influx of new charter schools, the district’s state-appointed superintendent has...
Eliza Pentz picked up her first field hockey stick about the time that most children are learning to count by twos. The Radnor teenager was 6, and her mother had played the game before her.
GOP-led House asks Corbett to advance the district funds. Superintendent Hite and Mayor Nutter are "devastated" and "outraged."
The Street: The American Legislative Exchange Council recently published the 18th edition of its state education rankings the Report Card on American Education. Here is a list of the 10 states ranked last in the report.
Chris Lehmann, the founding principal of Philadelphia's Science Leadership Academy, has shown Bill Gates around the magnet high school in Center City.
The fallout from a cheating scandal in the Philadelphia School District continues. Three retired teachers surrendered their professional credentials last month for allegedly engaging in "multiple PSSA testing violations" related to Pennsylvania's system of standardized tests, according to the state Department of Education.
In an effort to cultivate talented students who don't test well, Temple University says it will become the first national public research university in the Northeast to make standardized test scores optional for admission.
The William Penn Foundation's new leader will leave Aug. 31 after six months on the job. Peter J. Degnan, who came to William Penn as managing director at the beginning of March from his post as vice dean of finance and administration at the Wharton School, has tendered his resignation, foundation leaders said Monday.
Haley Wilson, a rising senior at KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy, is spending days this summer in the law department at GlaxoSmithKline, learning about patents, trademarks, and what it takes to bring a new medicine to market.
HARRISBURG - A Harrisburg activist has asked the state Ethics Commission to investigate if an adviser to Gov. Corbett is earning his keep.
When Maurice Kanbar got headaches from drinking alcohol, he came up with a solution: Skyy Vodka, regular vodka minus the impurities that he said gave him headaches.
As Camden looks ahead to a pivotal year that will be marked by a major influx of new charter schools, the district’s state-appointed superintendent has...
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