A group is preparing legal action, to try to force the state to address shortcomings at Philadelphia public schools.
Back to school shopping is now in full swing throughout the Delaware Valley, but for some, what was once a time of excitement has now turned into a hardship.
It’s a program that benefits both the students and the transit agency.
“We withdrew that because we’re in conversations now with SEPTA, and we’re trying to find a way to resolve this issue,” Hite explained.
This is the third year that “People Helping People” has helped the staff of Dunbar Elementary get ready to open, and the volunteer force has grown to about 200 people.
A spokesman for the New Jersey School Boards Association says it’s good for high school kids to be trained — just in case.
With the governor and the School Reform Commission calling on teachers to make concessions, Philadelphia Federation of Teachers’ president Jerry Jordan was hearing directly from members about their working conditions.
Bucks County commissioner Rob Loughery, after reading a story to the children at the Emilie Christian Day School in Levittown, said preschool for kids is similar to planting a seed at the right time to maximize the plant’s potential.
“We can’t help but feel a certain pride and ownership in this team,” says Springside Chestnut Hill Academy principal Dr. Priscilla Sands.
Temple uses an app called RoomSync. That allows incoming freshman and transfer students to look for compatible roommates.
At Temple University, campus police kept traffic moving as parents and students unloaded their vehicles and headed toward their respective dorms.
The company is currently testing food trucks – or java trucks, if you will – at three colleges in the United States.
School begins again in just about two weeks and one local expert says now is the time to start getting your children out of summer mode and refocus them for school.
Believe it or not, some area students are already saying goodbye to the playground and hello to the classroom as a new school year begins.
Philadelphia has joined a nationwide effort to get students reading on grade level by fourth grade.
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.