The Delaware County school is considered a trailblazer in using the fast-growing technology of digital voice assistants - like Amazon’s Alexa, the most popular, or Google Assistant - as a classroom learning tool that can answer a student’s question or spell a word, conduct learning drills or play s
The owners of a 10.6-acre property that district officials covet for playing fields have challenged the school board’s vote to condemn their land, claiming it thwarted a more lucrative sale to Villanova.
Phoenixville Area School District just voted to become the second area school system to adopt a later starting time next fall, and a number of districts such as Radnor and Tredyffrin/Easttown are considering such a shift – inspired by scientific evidence that teens thrive when they get more sleep.
The idea for a January break of short, intensive, offbeat classes that break up the academic year originated on college campuses, where they remain popular. But in the Philadelphia region, a number of private secondary schools have enthusiastically adopted the idea.
On the legal front, officials say it will be at least several months before the hearing officer and then the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission determine if the nickname is discriminatory and if any remedies are required
The letter, which circulated widely on Facebook after several residents reported finding it at their front doors, praised President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence and told the recipients to leave the United States, claiming “there is now a law against filthy nutheads like yourself living in...