The closure of Pa. school-tax loopholes a year ago has had questionable effect on taxes.
L.P. Hill Elementary in Strawberry Mansion has gone through five principals in nine years.
Parent Dawn Hawkins says that has led to real turmoil at Hill, where virtually all students live below the poverty line and stable leadership is crucial.
Second graders who started at Russell Byers Charter when it opened will collect high school diplomas in June.
The 19-page letter from the U.S. Department of Education to colleges and universities across the nation last April made already-busy Philadelphia lawyer Gina Maisto Smith even busier.
Select, not-for-credit courses will be available. Some will start in June. Princeton, Stanford will participate.
The biggest change in Gov. Corbett's proposed education budget for the 2012-13 school year is his plan to use block grants to dole out a large portion of the state's public education payments to school districts.
Veterans from any branch of the service can participate and bring discipline, commitment, experience, and high expectations to the classroom.
Alumni from Archdiocesan high schools work together to restore and improve communities.
Holy Family University used a UNESCO grant to help introduce phones and computers to a remote village.
Tilden Middle School's way seems to be a new model for keeping needed services in schools.
A teacher at a Philadelphia middle school uses cameras to help teens learn about diverse cultures. Students are exchanging e-mail and photographs and talking to peers in Colombia via Skype.
Whenever disaster strikes, Drexel professor Mimi Sheller does whatever she can to ensure recovery.
Costs for special-needs students is unfairly excessive because of a funding formula, school district officials contend.