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Eliminate the School Reform Commission? Not so fast, said SRC Chairman Bill Green. Responding to a City Council vote to place on the November ballot a nonbinding referendum asking Philadelphia voters whether they want schools returned to local control, Green was emphatic: The SRC isn't going away yet, and he's not threatened by Council's move.
You know that non-binding ballot referendum City Council approved Thursday to ask voters if the School Reform Commission should be abolished?
STATE COLLEGE - Citing increased costs and the desire to create a new business innovation program, Penn State will seek a 6 percent increase in state funding next year.
An emergency hearing scheduled for Friday on a request by Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School for $1.4 million from the Philadelphia School District was again put on hold.
Eliminate the School Reform Commission? Not so fast, Chairman Bill Green said. Responding to a City Council vote to place on the November ballot a...
No headphones in the hallway? No eating outside? One-way stairwells? Come on, man. Those newly enforced rules at Cheltenham High School were too much for some 500 students who staged a sit-in Friday to protest the school's onerous measures.
The University of Pennsylvania has more billionaire undergraduate alumni than any other college, according to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014.
During most of her 25 years as a public schoolteacher, Jane Ladley did not have much use for the teachers' union, and now that she's retired, she's taking things one giant step further: She's suing it.
A hearing on an emergency request by Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School for $1.4 million from the Philadelphia School District was postponed by a Common Pleas Court judge until Friday.
News travels fast. A day after word surfaced that the faculty adviser of Neshaminy High School's student newspaper was suspended for two days during a long-running dispute about use of the word Redskin, student journalists in California launched an online campaign to cover the salary she will lose on suspension.
TRENTON - High-performing New Jersey high school juniors can now qualify for the NJ STARS scholarship, which will enable them to attend community college tuition-free after they graduate, according to a recently signed bill.
The school year at a city charter could come to an abrupt end this week for its nearly 1,300 students.
A D.C.-based developer will purchase Germantown High and 3 other properties. The Housing Authority will buy 4 others.
Eliminate the School Reform Commission? Not so fast, said SRC Chairman Bill Green. Responding to a City Council vote to place on the November ballot a nonbinding referendum asking Philadelphia voters whether they want schools returned to local control, Green was emphatic: The SRC isn't going away yet, and he's not threatened by Council's move.
You know that non-binding ballot referendum City Council approved Thursday to ask voters if the School Reform Commission should be abolished?
STATE COLLEGE - Citing increased costs and the desire to create a new business innovation program, Penn State will seek a 6 percent increase in state funding next year.
An emergency hearing scheduled for Friday on a request by Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School for $1.4 million from the Philadelphia School District was again put on hold.
Eliminate the School Reform Commission? Not so fast, Chairman Bill Green said. Responding to a City Council vote to place on the November ballot a...
No headphones in the hallway? No eating outside? One-way stairwells? Come on, man. Those newly enforced rules at Cheltenham High School were too much for some 500 students who staged a sit-in Friday to protest the school's onerous measures.
A hearing on an emergency request by Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School for $1.4 million from the Philadelphia School District was postponed by a Common Pleas Court judge until Friday.
During most of her 25 years as a public schoolteacher, Jane Ladley did not have much use for the teachers' union, and now that she's retired, she's taking things one giant step further: She's suing it.
Palmer Leadership Charter School filed an emergency petition in Common Pleas Court seeking district funds to avert closing.
The Philadelphia School Reform Commission voted Thursday night to sell 11 shuttered school buildings - including Germantown High - in a group of transactions that would net just $2 million.
The University of Pennsylvania has more billionaire undergraduate alumni than any other college, according to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014.
Claiming that the company managing Camden County College's facilities maintenance and custodial care has failed to do its job, representatives from the faculty and staff union asked the county freeholders Thursday to rehire employees who were laid off.
Saliyah Cruz, a dynamic educator whom officials were counting on to help build a new kind of high school, is leaving the Philadelphia School District, she confirmed Wednesday.
In one of the largest gifts ever to a U.S. law school, Drexel University said Wednesday that Philadelphia trial lawyer Thomas R. Kline would give the eight-year-old school $50 million to bolster its effort to reach the top ranks of legal education.
Palmer Leadership Charter School filed an emergency petition in Common Pleas Court seeking district funds to avert closing.
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