Alan Butkovitz last inspected school buildings in 2008, and he says not much has improved since.
With no state budget in sight, the School Reform Commission Tuesday night had to cross its fingers in hope as it adopted a spending plan for next year.
The new commission’s job: to recommend ways the city can pay for high-quality pre-K for 40,000 eligible three- and four-year-olds.
Philadelphia teachers are heading for Harrisburg today to press their case for more state funding.
It’s an informational expo where educators learn how to make use of technology in the classroom.
The National Constitution Center was inviting the LGBT community to celebrate today’s US Supreme Court decision afffirming the right of same-sex couples to marry.
Rita Schwartz, president of Local 1776 of the Association of Catholic Teachers, says teachers voted last night by a nearly 3-1 margin to accept the new contract.
The book giveaway is the brainchild of 14-year-old Alexa Grabelle of Voorhees, NJ, who for four years has collected more than 50,000 donated books and given them away to needy children.
The bill goes to the Senate for consideration.
It’s all part of a three day experience called “Grandparents University.”
A ceremonial groundbreaking was held today for a $40-million makeover of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, in Montgomery County.
Even with approval of the new money for schools, Council President Darrell Clarke is continuing to voice his displeasure with the answers provided by District officials during hearings.
A concert tomorrow afternoon in University City will try to raise awareness and educate youth about HIV/AIDS by giving away free tickets to anyone who takes an HIV test.
Dubbed “Rutgers 2030,” the plan aims to expand the school’s footprint within the city of Camden by one-third.
The space agency set up shop today at the Franklin Institute, aiming to educate the public about research aboard the International Space Station and how it benefits us back here on Earth.
The Black History Showcase aims to promote awareness, knowledge and understanding of Black history, while enhancing pride and dignity among those who indentify with the culture.