Education

(US Supreme Court justice Samuel Alito, standing in center of photo, at a CCP luncheon in his honor.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

US Supreme Court Justice Gets Public Service Award from Community College of Philadelphia

Philadelphia got a rare visit today from a sitting US Supreme Court justice. Judge Samuel Alito was in town to receive an award from the college.

01/15/2015

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Catholic School In South Jersey Raises $250K To Stay Open 

Principal William Robbins tells Eyewitness News they officially reached their goal of $250,000 and will be open for the next school year.

01/15/2015

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Pennsylvania School For The Deaf Teachers Voting On Whether To Form A Union

Staffers at the school will cast secret ballots to decide whether to be represented by the American Federation of Teachers.

01/15/2015

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State Education Website Posts Salary Info For Pa. Teachers

The state Department of Education posted the financial data Wednesday to its School Performance Profile website.

01/14/2015

(The Wyndmoor Montessori School was shut down after the death of an infant.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

Expert Says Parents Must Be Vigilant To Protect Children Sent To Daycare

One week after a five-month-old girl died at a Montgomery County daycare facility, other parents are still reeling.

01/14/2015

(A "Chow Down With Veterans" cooking class at the Free Library of Philadelphia.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Phila. Free Library Holds Healthy Cooking Classes With Focus on Military Vets

The Free Library of Philadelphia has hosted its second monthly session of “Chow Down with Veterans” in its fourth-floor culinary literacy center kitchen.

01/14/2015

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Supporters Going All Out To Keep South Jersey School From Closing

Principal William Robbins faced a challenge: raise $250,000 by this week, or close Saint Paul School by the end of this year.

01/13/2015

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Study: Fast Food Consumption Linked To Poor Academic Growth

Put down the cheeseburger: New research shows kids who eat fast food regularly perform worse in school than children who don’t.

01/13/2015

(A "die-in" was held outside Lincoln Financial Field on December 7th in protest of black men killed at the hands of police.  Photo by Matt Rivers)

Central Bucks District Weighs Career Future of School Counselor After Online Rant

The superintendent of the Central Bucks School District is recommeding the termination of Marykate Blankenburg at tonight’s board meeting.

01/13/2015

(Sultan Ashley speaks with reporters after meeting with Philadelphia school district officials at school headquarters.   Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Staffers at Defunct Phila. Charter School Appeal to School District for Back Pay

“People are losing their homes, they’re losing their vehicles, they’re not able to take care of their children,” says former Palmer staffer Sultan Ashley. “They don’t have medical coverage.”

01/12/2015

Molly and Zada look at Mi Casita preschool during construction.(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia’s First Spanish Immersion Preschool Set To Open

Located at the corner of 15th Street and Ridge avenue in Fairmount, Mi Casita, which means “my little house,” is still under construction, but boasts colorful and spacious rooms that’ll eventually house up to 70 children from ages 18 months to 5 years old.

01/12/2015

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South Jersey Judge Pens New Book That Examines Power Struggles Between NJ’s Judicial And Political Forces

Atlantic County Superior Court Judge Nelson Johnson, knowing his position bars him from making money off his books, is donating profits from “Battleground New Jersey” to a pair of institutions.

01/11/2015

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Some Delaware High School Students To Spend Part Of Their Summer Studying In China

Up to two dozen Delaware high school students will spend a part of their summer studying in China, thanks to an agreement between the state and a major Chinese auto parts manufacturer.

01/11/2015

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Pipeline Will Cut Through 3 Downingtown Schools After School Board And Company Reach Agreement

Columbia Gas has won an easement to put a pipeline through the property of three Downingtown public schools and they’ll pay the district more than $500,000 for the right to dig.

01/10/2015

Marple Newtown students honor their classmate, Michael Shelly, as he continues his battle with cancer. (credit: CBS 3)

High School Students Pay Tribute To Inspirational Classmate Battling Cancer

Classmates honored Michael Shelly on Friday as he continues his battle with cancer.

01/09/2015

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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.

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