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(An educaton aide helps kids construct collages at the art museum's "Art Splash" program.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Summer Program For Kids Kicks Off at Philadelphia Art Museum

To instill art appreciation in its youngest visitors, the folks at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are inviting children to participate in their summer programs.

06/27/2014

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Neshaminy School Board Votes Student Newspaper Ban On ‘Redskins’ Can Stand, But Only In Certain Sections

Neshaminy school board vote prevents the high school editors from deleting the word redskin only on the editorial page where other students submit letters to the editor.

06/26/2014

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Pa. Supreme Court Denies School District’s Request For Ruling On Teacher Seniority Protections

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided not to decide whether the Philadelphia School District has the power to impose work rule changes on teachers next fall.

06/26/2014

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Proposal For Cigarette Tax To Fund Philadelphia Schools May Be Going Up In Smoke

Prospects for approval of a cigarette tax increase to fund Philadelphia schools before state lawmakers’ summer recess have hit rough waters.

06/26/2014

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Neshaminy School Board To Vote On Paper’s ‘Redskin’ Ban

The Neshaminy School Board finally votes tonight on a policy change that prohibits editors of the high school newspaper from completely banning the word “Redskins” in its pages.

06/26/2014

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Middle Schoolers Get a Taste of Dog Training in Penn Vet Program

Fourteen students from various middle schools are enrolled in the “canine handler academy” run by the Penn Vet Working Dog Center.

06/25/2014

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2 Low-Performing Philadelphia Catholic Schools Get Improvement Funds

The Philadelphia School Partnership is giving $137,000 each to St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary School, in South Philadelphia, and to St. Helena Incarnation, in Olney.

06/25/2014

State Senator Anthony Williams and supporters (credit: Tony Romeo)

A Rally In Harrisburg For Philadelphia School Funding

Philadelphia City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson told supporters gathered in the state capitol rotunda that the state needs a new school funding formula.

06/25/2014

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Young Philadelphians Revisit the 1964 ‘Freedom Summer’ in Mississippi

Nearly 40 students from Youth United for Change will attend the “Freedom 50″ conference, honoring the civil rights workers who signed up African-American voters in 1964, including the three who were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan.

06/24/2014

(Montco DA Risa Ferman, far left, county chief public defender Keir Bradford-Grey, far right, and county commissioners listen as mentor Kirk Berry describes his experiences as a Big Brother mentor.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Montco Officials Hope Mentoring Can Break Cycle of Juvenile Crime

Officials say nearly three thousand children between the ages of 10 and 15 entered the juvenile justice system in the county last year. They say that one in five will return to the system within one year.

06/24/2014

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Ceremonies Mark 350th Anniversary of Founding of New Jersey

Bet you didn’t know this is New Jersey’s 350th anniversary. Most people in the Garden State don’t.

06/24/2014

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Drexel University Professor Beats His Own World Record

Drexel University professor Frank Lee has earned the Guinness World Record for largest architectural video game display. Again.

06/24/2014

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Crews Battle Small Fire At Cherry Hill West High School

The building was evacuated while crews battle the small blaze.

06/23/2014

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sandusky’s Wife: Prosecution Report Isn’t Truthful

Jerry Sandusky’s wife says Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor lacks the courage to admit the former Penn State assistant coach isn’t guilty of the child molestation charges that sent him to prison.

06/23/2014

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Teachers’ Union Wants Philadelphians to Vote on School District Control

Hillary Linardopoulos, of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, said the ballot question would be an important — albeit symbolic — statement.

06/22/2014

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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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