The greatest impediment to academic success for Philadelphia students is often not about reading or math - it is what goes on outside the classroom. The city will pay for social workers, and eventually, other behavioral support employees, to help address emotional needs.
For children who must step over used hypodermic needles to get to the safe haven of McPherson Square Library, a summer program provides an education on how to make good choices. It's a welcome change, the young people said.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A former Catholic school teacher convicted of raping a child was released more than a decade early from prison on Wednesday after a judge threw out his conviction amid questions about his accuser's truthfulness.
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law an updated veterans' education bill that marks the largest expansion of college assistance for military veterans in a decade.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The University of Florida on Wednesday denied a request by a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer to rent space on the campus for a September event and his supporters vowed to file a court challenge.
U-Va.'s student newspaper once again finds itself covering national news in its own backyard.
After dropping briefly, the average salaries for New Jersey's public school teachers and administrators are again rising.
In the last school year, the...
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania school district says children won't be let outside for recess during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse because of the potential harm to students who look at the sun.
Quamiir Trice's Philadelphia school career ended abruptly in 10th grade, when he was arrested. Since then, he's turned his life around, been mentored by President Barack Obama, and earned two college degrees. He begins teaching in Philadelphia in September.
Jim Cawley becomes Temple University's new chief fund-raiser.
This is one of the first times that the career academies model - which was invented locally at Philadelphia Academies in the late 1960s and then became a nationwide movement - has been tried in the Philadelphia suburbs.
The story of an inspirational Philadelphia teacher ought to play on a larger stage.
The Philadelphia School District has settled the final lawsuit stemming from a $7.5 million no-bid contract for surveillance cameras. It spent more than $7 million on four cases stemming from the 2010 contract.
New Foundations Charter High School teachers approve.