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DELAWARE COUNTY Widener plan to split law schools is approved CHESTER Widener University announced Friday that the American Bar Association had approved its plan to split its law schools, with one campus in Harrisburg and the other in Wilmington.
Philadelphia public school students will be sitting in classes for an extra day in June, officials said Friday. The final day of school is now June...
The School Reform Commission proposed a $2.89 billion budget for next year and formally requested $264 million from the city and the state.
VINELAND, N.J. (AP) - A federal judge ruled a New Jersey school district was within its rights to fire a security guard who posted on Facebook describing two men accused of killing a police officer as "black thugs" and suggesting "all white people should start riots and scare the hell out of them."
Trump Entertainment Resorts supports development of a Stockton University campus in Atlantic City - just not next door to the Trump Taj Mahal, the company said Friday.
DELAWARE COUNTY Two Haverford professors are named Fulbright scholars HAVERFORD Two Haverford College professors have been named Fulbright scholars for the 2015-16 year, the school announced.
A Penn State Abington prof who lit a cigarette on a plane and went on an hours-long rant about U.S.-Venezuela relations is no longer teaching.
The Philadelphia School District is projecting a budget of $2.9 billion next year - a forecast that banks on $264 million in new city and state money that is not assured.
The new dean of Rowan's business school will start a listening tour to meet with 200 people in two months.
ATLANTA (AP) - In the political uproar over Common Core, various myths are peddled as fact.
BUCKS COUNTY Former NBA player to speak on addiction NEWTOWN A former pro basketball player who struggled with alcohol and drug addiction during his career will deliver a free speech at Council Rock High School North next month.
DELAWARE COUNTY Former U.S. ambassador to speak at Penn State Brandywine campus MEDIA The former U.S. ambassador to Mozambique and Peru will be a featured speaker at Penn State Brandywine this spring.
Katlyn Grasso got to Penn knowing she could be a leader, her confidence fed by supportive parents and her all-girls high school. But she saw that many other young women were hesitant about raising their hands in class and volunteering for leadership roles.
DELAWARE COUNTY Widener plan to split law schools is approved CHESTER Widener University announced Friday that the American Bar Association had approved its plan to split its law schools, with one campus in Harrisburg and the other in Wilmington.
Schools should not be using random drug tests to catch or deter drug abusers, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises in an updated policy statement.
When Haverford College president Dan Weiss begins his new job at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City this summer, he won't be able to see his favorite work of art.
Mary Schmidt Campbell graduated from Girls High in Philadelphia in 1965 with the confidence that she could make a difference.
SEATTLE (AP) - The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business.
Philadelphia's public school students will get a day off before Pope Francis comes to town this fall. The school district's calendar has this for Sept. 25: "Citywide Papal Visit - Administrative Offices and Schools Closed."
Trump Entertainment Resorts supports development of a Stockton University campus in Atlantic City - just not next door to the Trump Taj Mahal, the company said Friday.
Philadelphia public school students will be sitting in classes for an extra day in June, officials said Friday. The final day of school is now June...
VINELAND, N.J. (AP) - A federal judge ruled a New Jersey school district was within its rights to fire a security guard who posted on Facebook describing two men accused of killing a police officer as "black thugs" and suggesting "all white people should start riots and scare the hell out of them."
DELAWARE COUNTY Two Haverford professors are named Fulbright scholars HAVERFORD Two Haverford College professors have been named Fulbright scholars for the 2015-16 year, the school announced.
The School Reform Commission proposed a $2.89 billion budget for next year and formally requested $264 million from the city and the state.
The Philadelphia School District is projecting a budget of $2.9 billion next year - a forecast that banks on $264 million in new city and state money that is not assured.
The new dean of Rowan's business school will start a listening tour to meet with 200 people in two months.
A Penn State Abington prof who lit a cigarette on a plane and went on an hours-long rant about U.S.-Venezuela relations is no longer teaching.
Schools should not be using random drug tests to catch or deter drug abusers, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises in an updated policy statement.
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