Education

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Penn State President Proposes No In-State Tuition Increase

The proposal unveiled Friday still required approval from the university’s board of trustees meeting at Penn State’s Beaver campus. It would keep annual tuition at about $16,570.

07/17/2015

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Rutgers Board Votes To Increase Tuition By 2.3 Percent

Tuition is going up at New Jersey’s flagship university for the upcoming school year.

07/16/2015

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Temple Hikes Tuition 2.8 Percent, Citing Salary Obligations

In-state students will pay $492 more, or $15,188 for the 2015-2016 school year. Out-of-state students will pay $772 more, or $25,494.

07/14/2015

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Historic NASA Mission Captures Images Of Pluto

Data retrieved by the probe is expected to unlock secrets of the solar system.

07/14/2015

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Archbishop Releases Statement On Main Line School That Dismissed Teacher

As Archbishop Charles Chaput weighs in on the firing of a gay Catholic school teacher on the Main Line, the leadership of the school is releasing a statement backing the decision, and saying it will not be reversed or modified.

07/13/2015

(Glenn Straub, leaving bankruptcy court in Camden in October 2014.  File photo by David Madden)

Florida Developer Fighting To Break Deal To Take Control Of Showboat From Stockton University

He says the school is responsible for clearing up the confusion.

07/12/2015

(US senator Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., speaks at a campaign event at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 12th.  Sanders, an advocate of providing free college education to all Americans, was greeted by a standing-room-only crowd at the event.   Photo by Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders’ Campaign For President Picking Up Steam Nationwide

A Temple University professor says the challenger to Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination is touching on several issues that are meaningful to young voters.

07/11/2015

(Rowan University virtual reality center director George Lecakes stands in front of a display of a seashore community during a demonstration.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Rowan U. Unveils Newly Expanded Virtual Reality Modeling Center

Rowan University is taking a major step toward establishing itself as a technology hub for South Jersey, taking problem-solving to a new level.

07/08/2015

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Main Line Catholic School Parents Convene To Discuss Controversial Firing of Teacher

Parents learned through an e-mail sent Friday that Waldron Mercy Academy teacher Margie Winters had been fired. While not saying it specifically, the e-mail strongly hints that Winters was fired because she is gay.

07/08/2015

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Arbitrator Says School District Disregarded Seniority When Rehiring Laid-Off Counselors

An arbitrator says the Philadelphia School District violated the teachers contract when it disregarded seniority when rehiring laid-off counselors two years ago.

07/07/2015

At the offices of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Philadelphia, US Sen. Pat Toomey, fourth from left, leads a roundtable discussion on child sex abuse.  Photo by Steve Tawa

Sen. Toomey Presses For Stricter Background Checks on School Employees

Today, Toomey held a round table discussion in center city Philadelphia on the topic of sexual abuse of children and how to prevent it.

07/07/2015

Jesse Turner, in green shirt, is joined by others on Independence Mall who oppose standardized testing in public schools.  Photo by Mike DeNardo

Conn. Man Brings Walk Against Standardized School Tests Through Delaware Valley

Jesse Turner (wearing lime-green shirt in photo) is walking from Connecticut to Washington, DC to gain support for his fight against high-stakes standardized tests in public schools.

07/07/2015

(Some of the students taking part in the "green" summer camp at Bristol High School.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

‘Green’ Summer Camp Blooms in Bucks County, Pa.

A unique summer camp is being conducted in Bristol, Pa. And it’s all about sustainability.

07/06/2015

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Retired Montco Music Professor Sentenced For Sexting Minor Girl

Stephen Stace, a retired Penn State-Abington music professor, is headed to prison after pleading guilty to sharing explicit photos with a 16-year-old girl in Spain.

07/06/2015

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La Salle University’s First Female President Goes To Work

Monday is Dr. Colleen Hanycz’s first day on the job.

07/06/2015

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