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Central New Jersey School Cancels Football Season Amid Bullying Allegations

Sayreville school officials made the announcement Monday night during a meeting with the players’ parents.

10/07/2014

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William Hite Defends SRC’s Move To Force Teachers To Contribute To Their Healthcare Benefits

Dom Giordano talked to William Hite, Superintendant of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission, about the decision to cancel their contract with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers.

10/07/2014

Pete Ciarrocchi, CEO of Chickie's and Pete's, says during their month-long initiative customers can donate to the check total for their meal or text SCHOOL to 20222 to make an automatic payments of $5 or $10. (credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

Philadelphia-Area Sports Bar Chain Holding Month-Long Fundraiser To Help Students

Chickie’s and Pete’s is holding a month-long fundraiser in an effort to help students in the Philadelphia schools.

10/06/2014

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School Reform Commission Imposes New Terms on Philadelphia Teachers

School Reform Commission chair Bill Green said the SRC is exercising its option to unilaterally modify its labor contract with the PFT.

10/06/2014

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Local University Encourages Healthy Living Through Competition

Students living a healthy lifestyle and using social media could win a lot of money in cash and scholarships from the University of the Sciences.

10/05/2014

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New Jersey Changing Way It Tests High School Students For Graduation

New Jersey education officials are working to clear up some confusion regarding testing standards for high school students before they graduate.

10/04/2014

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New Ad Campaign From Temple’s Athletic Department Has Some Doing A Double Take

A new ad campaign from Temple University’s athletics department is gaining traction, but the billboards and signs for the campaign have some people scratching their heads.

10/04/2014

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Catholic School on Main Line Packs Thousands of Meals in Mission of Mercy

Sixth through eighth graders at Waldron Mercy Academy converted the school’s gymnasium into an assembly line to package 20,000 meals for the international relief agency “Stop Hunger Now.”

10/03/2014

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NJ Stresses That New High School Graduation Tests Are Several Years Away

New Jersey education officials are working to clear up some confusion regarding testing standards for high school students before they graduate.

10/03/2014

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Dr. Nancy Snyderman, Quarantined Over Ebola, is U. of P. Alumna and Consultant

Snyderman is an alumna of Penn’s School of Medicine, and holds an appointment as a “clinical associate” of otorhinolaryngology there.

10/03/2014

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New Jersey Announces High School Grad Exam Plan

New Jersey education officials say the state will start using a new test as an option for high school students to graduates starting in 2016.

10/02/2014

(Elizabeth Yerger holds a giant rabbit at the Elmwood Park Zoo.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Thirty-Pound Rabbits?! A Montco Zoo Shows Off Its ‘Gentle Giants’

If you see a picture of these hefty bunnies, you might say it’s been Photoshopped.

10/02/2014

(Yanay, a sixth grader at Independence Charter School, stands with Marcus Allen of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Yanay spoke about her big "sister" Allison, who has been visiting and mentoring her for two years.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Local Big Brothers Big Sisters Gets $125,000 Donation From First Niagara Bank

Yanay, a sixth-grader, has had a Big Sister for two years. “My ‘big’ is important to me because I don’t have any brothers or sisters,” she said, “so it was nice to have that attention.”

10/02/2014

(A bull, dissected and "plastinated," is part of the new exhibit at the Franklin Institute.   Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Coming to Franklin Institute, ‘Body Worlds’ Gives the Animal Kingdom A Deep Look

“Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out” will take visitors on an anatomical safari that provides a unique perspective on animals — ranging from giraffes, to octopuses, to ostriches.

10/02/2014

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Sparks Fly Between Corbett, Wolf At ‘Breakfast With The Candidates’ Debate

Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf argued over taxes and school funding during the one-hour “Breakfast with the Candidates” at the CBS Broadcast Center.

10/01/2014

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