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John J. "Jack" Kraft, 93, the dapper former Villanova men's basketball coach, has died.
When May Wang got her first glimpse of the effluent flowing from the Camden sewage treatment plant into the Delaware River, she was not impressed.
The positions were cut from departments within the district’s headquarters.
A Princeton University employee says he’s been given an ultimatum: Give up his medication or watch his job go up in smoke. Don DeZarn, a soft-spoken...
After years of planning, Swarthmore College is beginning construction of an inn, bookstore, and roundabout.
Temple University has concluded its investigation of an altercation on campus last week in which a student said he was punched and called anti-Semitic names after a verbal exchange with students manning a table for a pro-Palestinian group.
Muhlenberg College President gives a lesson on bow tie wear on You Tube.
LOWER MERION Lower Merion School District officials are considering expanding its existing bus parking lot after efforts to find a bigger facility have been opposed by neighbors and community groups.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - In a move certain to bolster his national standing with conservatives, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal sued the Obama administration Wednesday, hoping to strike a blow against the controversial Common Core education standards and raising his profile as he builds a likely presidential campaign.
NEW YORK (AP) - One of the first things Al Vernacchio does in his high school Sexuality and Society class is stand at a podium in a sweater vest and tie surrounded by a wall packed with slogans: RESIST HOMOPHOBIA. FIGHT SEXISM. ENJOY LIFE.
The extensive and valuable art collection owned by the Philadelphia School District should be freed from a decade in storage and publicly displayed once more, the city controller told the school superintendent Wednesday.
Camden schools will have more laptops this year and better wireless Internet access, school officials said Tuesday at the last board meeting before the start of school.
In a city with more than 2,000 child-care and preschool facilities, just 15 percent are considered "high quality" by education advocates. And information about them is tough to come by.
John J. "Jack" Kraft, 93, the dapper former Villanova men's basketball coach, has died.
Jonathan Jusino spent his first year out of high school as a stock clerk and sales associate at a clothing store, and found it unfulfilling.
The positions were cut from departments within the district’s headquarters.
A Princeton University employee says he’s been given an ultimatum: Give up his medication or watch his job go up in smoke. Don DeZarn, a soft-spoken...
The fallout from the Philadelphia School District's dismal financial situation continues: 17 central-office employees were issued layoff notices Friday. Overall, 81 positions were eliminated, said Fernando Gallard, spokesman for the school system, but among those were 64 vacant jobs.
Temple University has concluded its investigation of an altercation on campus last week in which a student said he was punched and called anti-Semitic names after a verbal exchange with students manning a table for a pro-Palestinian group.
Muhlenberg College President gives a lesson on bow tie wear on You Tube.
READING, Pa. (AP) - On the second day of class at Reading Senior High School, teacher Eric Knorr directs his students' attention to the banners hanging on the wall. Syracuse. Temple. Brown. Penn State. All of them brought back by former students who bucked the odds and went to college.
When May Wang got her first glimpse of the effluent flowing from the Camden sewage treatment plant into the Delaware River, she was not impressed.
A report from the city’s top fiscal watchdog said the district is still lax in many areas of financial reporting.
Temple University is examining allegations raised in a student newspaper that a former head coach of track and field verbally abused, intimidated, and compromised the safety of his athletes, the chairman of the university board of trustees said Wednesday.
LOWER MERION Lower Merion School District officials are considering expanding its existing bus parking lot after efforts to find a bigger facility have been opposed by neighbors and community groups.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - In a move certain to bolster his national standing with conservatives, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal sued the Obama administration Wednesday, hoping to strike a blow against the controversial Common Core education standards and raising his profile as he builds a likely presidential campaign.
After years of planning, Swarthmore College is beginning construction of an inn, bookstore, and roundabout.
The fallout from the Philadelphia School District's dismal financial situation continues: 17 central-office employees were issued layoff notices Friday. Overall, 81 positions were eliminated, said Fernando Gallard, spokesman for the school system, but among those were 64 vacant jobs.
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