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Former Penn State President Graham Spanier.  (credit: Hunter Martin/ Getty Images)

Spanier-Freeh Lawsuit Ordered Back To County Court

A federal judge says former Penn State president Graham Spanier’s defamation suit against former FBI director Louis Freeh must start with a local judge.

11/28/2014

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City Council President Hands Out Holiday Turkeys To Needy Families

City Council President Darrell Clarke talked about support for students inside and outside of the classroom as he handed out holiday turkeys on Tuesday afternoon.

11/25/2014

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North Philadelphia Schoolkids March Against Neighborhood Gun Violence

For two months, the De Burgos Elementary School, at 4th and Lehigh, has been plagued by a series of lockdowns stemming from neighborhood shootings.

11/25/2014

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Study: Cookie Monster A Role Model For Kids Learning Self-control?

It might be difficult for Cookie Monster to resist gobbling down those cookies, but in doing so, he’s actually teaching young kids to follow his lead.

11/25/2014

(Dr. Rick Frei, prior to his students' presentation at a cyberbullying conference at CCP.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Conference at Community College of Phila. Explores Root Causes of Cyberbullying

“The survey this semester looked at the relationship between cyberbullying and self-esteem,” said Dr. Rick Frei.

11/25/2014

(Students, in black aprons, training in a Cathedral Kitchens program at Campbell's Soup Co., with some of their teachers, who are Campbell's chefs.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

At Campbell’s Kitchens, Thanksgiving Leftovers is a Teaching Moment

Campbell’s chefs and culinary students were designing day-after-Thanksgiving meals at the company’s test kitchens.

11/24/2014

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Lincoln University President Resigns After Controversial Remarks On Rape

A suburban Philadelphia university says its president has resigned after he was criticized for comments about women and sexual assault.

11/24/2014

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Earlier School Start Times Result In Higher Crash Rates For Teen Drivers

New research out of Virginia has some disturbing news for the parents of teenage drivers.

11/24/2014

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Speculation Of New Philadelphia Charter Schools Has Operators Recruiting Families

Now that the Philadelphia School District has accepted applications for new charter schools, charter operators are revving up the pressure to get new schools approved. Some are already recruiting families for schools that may never exist.

11/24/2014

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Well-Known ‘Mythbuster’ Helps Villanova Seniors With Project

One of the stars of the popular show ‘Mythbusters’ stopped by Villanova University Saturday night.

11/22/2014

(Jim Finnen, behind the microphone at courtside.  Photo provided by Lafayette College)

Lafayette College’s Hard-Working Sports PA Announcer Heading For Retirement

Jim Finnen has a voice that could part the Red Sea.

11/22/2014

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La Salle Executive Director Of Admissions On Applicants: ‘I Think Students Are Harder On Themselves Than Colleges Are’

La Salle Executive Director of Admissions, Jim Plunkett talked with WPHT midday host about admission process from the collegiate perspective and gives some tips for high school juniors, seniors, and college transfers.

11/21/2014

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Camden, NJ Agency Sends 13 More Through Its Automotive Training Program

The students got the works: automotive technology fundamentals, learning about engine repair, brakes, suspensions, steering, and electrical systems.

11/21/2014

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Bill Cosby Remains Temple University Trustee Despite Sexual Assault Allegations

At least three women have publicly discussed their allegations against Cosby in recent weeks.

11/20/2014

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All ‘Cyber’ Charters in Pennsylvania Getting Failing Grades, Study Finds

“None of the cyber charter schools met what the (Pennsylvania education) department’s threshold is for acceptable school performance,” notes the organization’s director of policy research.

11/20/2014

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