Derrick Wood is just 33 years-old, but he’s already won three major Chemistry teaching awards. The Presidential Award is his fourth honor but he says it feels completely different.
“I asked myself, are you going to fall apart and surrender to the chaos, or are you going to take a stand?” she recalls.
Hite is declining the bonus that goes with the good report card he received from the School Reform Commission.
A troubled Philadelphia charter school is shutting down, rather than continue a court battle to get the SRC to renew its charter.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz says his inspection finds unsanitary and dangerous conditions.
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.”
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.