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Former Bucks County School Custodian Accused Of Indecent Exposure, Showing Lewd Photos To Minors

Police say Robert Gimello, of Langhorne, reportedly displayed multiple photos of male genitalia to three minor victims, ages 13 and 14, in November of 2013.

04/09/2014

City Controller Alan Butkovitz (L) is questioned by Councilman David Oh (R) during a budget hearing. (credit: City of Philadelphia)

City Controller Faults Secrecy Amid School District’s Financial Mess

Philadelphia’s Controller, Alan Butkovitz, says a culture of secrecy pervades the School District, making it difficult for anyone to get to the root of the district’s massive deficits.

04/08/2014

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Conwell-Egan HS, Holy Family University Give Students Jump-Start On College Classes

Holy Family University and Conwell-Egan High School have announced a new program to allow dual enrollment for high school students.

04/08/2014

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Community College of Phila. Asks For More Funding To Avert Tuition Hike

Students at the Community College of Philadelphia face a possible tuition increase next fall unless the city and the state chip in more.

04/07/2014

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As Rutgers Transforms, Philosophy Gets A Boost 

At Rutgers University, the humanities study — already recognized as a strong point for the university — is getting a major boost with donations totaling $3 million to endow a faculty chair in the subject.

04/06/2014

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As Rutgers Transforms, Philosophy Gets A Boost

At Rutgers University, the humanities study is getting a major boost with donations totaling $3 million to endow a faculty chair in the subject.

04/06/2014

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City’s New “Portfolio Model” Of School Governance Comes In For Harsh Criticism

Philadelphia’s new “portfolio model” of school governance came in for some harsh criticism at the American Educational Research Association’s annual conference being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

04/05/2014

Luigi Borda, one of hundreds who will run to protest the current state of Philadelphia schools. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Students, Teachers Lace Up To Protest State Of Philly Schools

Hundreds plan to run around Philadelphia school headquarters Saturday to protest the state of education in the city.

04/04/2014

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Villanova, U.S. Military Academy Join Forces To Discuss War Ethics

The two-day conference will be a discussion on war, and the responsibilities that go along with it.

04/04/2014

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Philadelphia Teachers’ Union Asks Pa. Court To Preserve Contract Seniority

The school district last week asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to affirm its right to sidestep seniority rules.

04/03/2014

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Camden Schools To Lay Off Hundreds in Cost-Saving Effort

School district superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard says declining enrollment, overspending, and cuts in federal funding mean the district is facing a $75-million shortfall.

04/03/2014

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Parents In Cheltenham Ask School Administrators For Later Start Time

Rhonda Feder’s daughter is in 10th grade at Cheltenham High School. Class starts at 7:30. She can’t help but wonder whether her school work is affected because she and other teens may be sleep deprived.

04/03/2014

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Memorial Dedicated at NE Phila. School to Autistic Boy Who Died

To recognize World Autism Awareness Day, a specialized school in Northeast Philadelphia today celebrated the life of one of its students who tragically lost his life at the hand of his father in a murder-suicide.

04/02/2014

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Parents To Decide If Two Under-Performing Schools Will Be Turned Over To Charter Operators

Parents will decide whether two elementary schools — Munoz Marin and Edward Steel — should become Renaissance Charters or remain district-run.

04/02/2014

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Univ. of Pa. Hospital Exploring Unique Health Needs of LGBT Community

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is sponsoring a unique forum that brings health care providers together with experts in the LGBT community.

04/01/2014

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Philadelphia Science Festival: Experiments At CBS 3 Studios

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The Black History Showcase

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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