Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Education

Twenty-two Ursinus College students have required hospital treatment and scores more have been sickened by an unidentified stomach infection that has sent school officials scrambling to close dining halls and investigate the cause.
A coalition of officials, parents, and activists asked Mayor Kenney on Wednesday to direct an investigation into an eleventh-hour School...
As Gov. Wolf unveiled next year's proposed state budget while this year's spending plan remains in limbo, school administrators said...
Since 1941, the Norman Gothic-style chapel at Rosemont College has been a place of worship for students at the Catholic school on the Main Line.
A former Germantown Academy swimmer has filed a suit alleging that the elite preparatory school tolerated physical and mental abuse suffered by him and other swimmers under the watch of nationally renowned coach Richard Shoulberg.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Harvard University has received a record 39,044 applications for next fall's freshman class, a nearly 5 percent increase over last year.
LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) - A western Pennsylvania high school basketball team can play while police investigate alleged hazing-related assaults over the last decade, a school board decided.
It's more than a game when Temple wants to build a field of dreams
It's more than a game when Temple wants to build a field of dreams
It's more than a game when Temple wants to build a field of dreams
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - How do you apply 21st-century sensibilities to the legacy of a man raised in the 19th-century South who achieved greatness in the early 20th century at an institution that didn't begin admitting blacks until the late 1940s and women until 1969?
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) - The former vice principal and athletic director at a southern New Jersey high school has been indicted for allegedly accessing the email account of a high-ranking school official without permission.
A federal whistle-blower suit claims an elementary principal at the Franklin Towne Charter School in Bridesburg was hired under false pretenses and then terminated after he raised serious concerns about its operations.
Andrei Fritz was itching to let loose a torrent of drumming that could be heard in the classroom upstairs and by passersby in the hallway outside.
Here’s what’s behind Temple’s need for a new stadium.
Despite a boisterous protest outside its meeting, and blistering comments from community members inside, Temple University's board of trustees on Monday decided to take the next step in pursuing an on-campus stadium.
LOWER BURRELL, Pa. (AP) - A western Pennsylvania district locked down its four schools after two first-graders thought a second-grader with a scarf over their face was a masked intruder.
A high school chemistry teacher in Chester County faces trial after allegedly soliciting nude photos and videos from a 16-year-old student and swapping thousands of texts with him over a year and a half, authorities said.
The operators of Camden's "Renaissance" charter schools said Monday that they had formed community benefit agreements to provide health screenings, adult education classes, legal seminars, and other services to city residents.
The University of Delaware will allow instate applicants to choose not to submit SAT or ACT scores, becoming the latest school to decide that requiring high test scores may deter otherwise excellent students.
Pat Williams, 64, a longtime employee of Temple University, was found dead Monday morning on the ninth floor of Gladfelter Hall.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is taking new steps to protect students amid increased scrutiny of for-profit colleges and other schools.
The University of the Sciences this week received a $3.8 million gift from an alumnus.