Today, they brought their complaints to the doorsteps of the Pennsylvania attorney general and the School Reform Commission.
Central Bucks West Counselor on Leave After Facebook Threat Posted Against Post-Eagles Game Protesters
The post said, “If my child cannot get to the Eagles game due to protesters, I will personally SHOOT every one of them. You’ve been warned idiots!!”
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports Penn’s Amy Gutmann made $2.5 million in 2012, ranking her fourth behind counterparts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Quinnipiac and Columbia.
Today brings the first round of hearings on dozens of new charter school applications in Philadelphia.
KYW’s Dan Wing has more on what the change means for the school.
Saint Paul elementary school in Burlington is on the verge of closing its doors.
A prosecutor in the Philadelphia suburbs says authorities do not plan to file criminal charges in a high school football hazing case that led to the cancellation of the team’s season.
Masterman High School Students Stage ‘Die-In’ To Protest Lack of Grand Jury Indictments of Police Officers
The 4½-minute protest was to symbolize the 4½ hours that the body of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was left lying in the street in Ferguson, Mo., after he was shot to death by a police officer.
About 200 students marched through campus streets shouting and holding their hands in the air. At one point, the large group fell to the ground to simulate death.
The Neshaminy students at the center of the national controversy were front and center in City Council chambers, honored for their decision to ban the word “Redskin” in their school paper.
Drexel University and the group “Parent Power” will each get $75,000 over three years.
Students at Drexel are part of a study on the effect of so-called “therapy” dogs on their stress levels.
Governor Chris Christie, in announcing the grant today, conceded that the half-century-old building needs a lot of work.
Fifth- and sixth-graders at the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School, at 17th and Vine, got a visit from musician Paul Jost to teach them the art of “scat” and body percussion.
Glaxo Smith Kline gave nine $40,000 “Impact Award” grants to nonprofit groups that work to create healthier communities through education, food resources, shared spaces, and more.
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.