The “One Day at a Time” drug and alcohol recovery program has announced plans for an anti-violence and peace march next Saturday, June 22nd, along Lehigh Avenue in North Philadelphia.
One study has found that college is worth it, but not all degrees are created equal.
A school board member from Evesham Township has resigned after complaints that she allegedly made a remark described by some as “anti-Semitic.”
The vote was unanimous for the new cigarette tax, which would take effect next January and bring an estimated $45 million to city schools. State approval is required.
Philadelphia-based Aramark Corporation and the volunteering agency City Year sent dozens of volunteers to help renovate underutilized rooms at Lutheran Settlement House so computer instructor Kwaku Boateng (at right in photo) could help those lacking a high school diploma get the skills they need to effectively search for work.
A new website has been making the rounds, putting faces to some of the 3,783 School District of Philadelphia employees who were given pink slips last week.
Tuition, room and board, books and possible graduate degrees add up pretty quickly and Bankrate.com is helping students find out the return on investment for their degree.
Mothers of children in the Philadlephia School District are heading to Harrisburg today, armed with thousands of letters from students in hopes of urging lawmakers to support additional funding for the city’s public schools.
Lawmakers approved a resolution asking Rosemary Bernadi to resign during a meeting Tuesday night.
Philadelphia’s school budget crisis is taking a toll on the arts.
It’s not your grandfather’s wheelchair that Ryan Chalmers has been rolling across the United States, but a sleek racing model.
A northwestern Pennsylvania woman has donated an unusual body to science: the carcass of a two-headed piglet she found preserved in a jar dug up outside her mother’s home.
In a letter to staff, schools superintendent William Hite describes the cut positions as “essential” even though at the moment there’s no extra money from the city or state, which are putting their budgets together over the next month.
The state Supreme Court late Friday issued a pair of unsigned orders that denied petitions for review filed by former university vice president Gary Schultz and former athletic director Tim Curley.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter celebrated high school academic achievers at the Top of the Class graduation celebration.
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.