Students from Northeast High and Masterman were chosen to be the first student members of the Philadelphia School District's governing body in decades.
The university will begin offering the online bachelor's degree in applied arts and sciences in 2019.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania State Police troopers are now under orders to visit schools and colleges every shift in areas where they are the primary police force.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urged students in Philadelphia to "develop an interior life. Be still, pray, reflect, review, contemplate," and said that "it's easy to be nasty hiding behind screens and Twitter handles. It's not so easy when we are face to face."
It started with at Temple with a simple message to international students. Now it's a growing movement amid President Trump's crackdowns on illegal immigration.
In recognition of Lise Marlowe's work with Holocaust survivors, Northeast Philadelphia's Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center is planning to honor her at its annual fundraising dinner Nov. 17.
How one college's quest to get an on-campus polling place highlights a larger issue nationally: With the importance of millennial voting growing, college campuses have become a bigger battle ground for registering voters and making sure they get to the polls.
In a 2015 speech to college students, Dr. Segall told of fleeing the Nazis during World War II. She and her mother ate sugar beets, apple cores, and handouts from strangers.
The agency warned that attackers may be refining a scheme to redirect federal student aid money to private bank accounts, preparing for times when large volumes of aid are disseminated, and said the phishing attempt is a serious threat.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' move to delay Obama-era protections for students defrauded by for-profit colleges was dealt a setback when a federal judge found her actions to be "arbitrary and capricious."
A 2011 discrimination complaint against Rutgers University by the Zionist Organization of America alleging anti-Semitism will be re-investigated by the U.S. Department of Education's office of civil rights.
"I'll never forget it," said Alan L. Bond, 59, one of the first black students admitted to Girard College. "People used to call our house and threaten us, call us terrible names. They said they would hurt us."
The problems at Academy of Palumbo are emblematic of the district's serious facilities issues. Officials have estimated that it would cost almost $5 billion to address all of its deferred maintenance projects.