City Council, School District Sign Financial Cooperation AgreementThe School Reform Commission has signed a deal promising to share more financial information with City Council.
Extra Security At Area Campuses Following Threat Of ViolenceThe reported threat did not list a particular school, but it did claim the supposed act of violence would happen at 2 p.m.
Princeton's Endowment Grows 12.7 Percent, Hits $22.7 BillionPrinceton University says its endowment has grown higher than Harvard's or Yale's in the past fiscal year.
Swarthmore College Inaugurates First African American PresidentSwarthmore College is celebrating the installation of its first African American president Saturday.
New Technical Education School Opens In PhiladelphiaA new technical education school has opened in North Philadelphia.
City's One Book, One Philadelphia Selection AnnouncedThe Free Library announced its 2016 book selection and the focus is the Civil War.
Superintendent Hite Announces Plan To Consolidate Some Schools And Phase Out OthersSuperintendent William Hite's plan would affect 15 schools in all.
Drexel University's School Of Public Health Receives $45M GiftThe school hopes the donation will have long lasting impacts in the world of public health.
Three Area Catholic Schools Named National Blue Ribbon SchoolsThis week, the US Department of Education gave three area Catholic schools the nod for excellence in education.
Phila. School District Goes To Court To Challenge Arbitrator's Ruling On Rehiring Laid Off CounselorsA Common Pleas judge is deciding whether an arbitrator correctly sided with the Philadelphia teachers union, in a dispute over how laid-off guidance counselors were rehired.
University Of Delaware 2nd Amendment Group addresses Noose/Jack-O-Lantern IncidentPaper lanterns hanging from trees at the University of Delaware were mistaken for nooses following a gun rights rally held on campus that featured an address from political pundit and gun rights advocate Katie Pavlich.
Childcare Concerns Arise As Schools Close For Papal VisitMany students in Philadelphia are off to a long weekend -- partially thanks to the Pope's visit.