An arbitrator says the Philadelphia School District violated the teachers contract when it disregarded seniority when rehiring laid-off counselors two years ago.
Today, Toomey held a round table discussion in center city Philadelphia on the topic of sexual abuse of children and how to prevent it.
Jesse Turner (wearing lime-green shirt in photo) is walking from Connecticut to Washington, DC to gain support for his fight against high-stakes standardized tests in public schools.
A unique summer camp is being conducted in Bristol, Pa. And it’s all about sustainability.
Stephen Stace, a retired Penn State-Abington music professor, is headed to prison after pleading guilty to sharing explicit photos with a 16-year-old girl in Spain.
Monday is Dr. Colleen Hanycz’s first day on the job.
Derrick Wood is just 33 years-old, but he’s already won three major Chemistry teaching awards. The Presidential Award is his fourth honor but he says it feels completely different.
“I asked myself, are you going to fall apart and surrender to the chaos, or are you going to take a stand?” she recalls.
Hite is declining the bonus that goes with the good report card he received from the School Reform Commission.
A troubled Philadelphia charter school is shutting down, rather than continue a court battle to get the SRC to renew its charter.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz says his inspection finds unsanitary and dangerous conditions.
Alan Butkovitz last inspected school buildings in 2008, and he says not much has improved since.
With no state budget in sight, the School Reform Commission Tuesday night had to cross its fingers in hope as it adopted a spending plan for next year.
The new commission’s job: to recommend ways the city can pay for high-quality pre-K for 40,000 eligible three- and four-year-olds.
Philadelphia teachers are heading for Harrisburg today to press their case for more state funding.
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