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Granite Run Mall To Host Back To School Supply Drive

A back to school supply drive is being held today from at the Granite Run Mall in Media, Delaware County from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. and all of the classroom items are all going to a good cause.

09/06/2014

(HUD secretary Julian Castro, back to camera, and Mayor Nutter, examine a child's drawing done on a tablet computer.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

HUD Secretary Visits West Philly To Inspect Anti-Poverty Efforts Here

Julian Castro greeted children at the Montgomery Early Learning Center to get a firsthand look at West Philadelphia’s federally designated “promise zone.”

09/05/2014

(Principal Awilda Ortiz, back to camera, encourages faculty members as they begin a walk through the community.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

From a North Philly School, Teachers Head Into Surrounding Community

Principal Awilda Ortiz organized most of the 250 teachers in a community walk to let neighbors know they are fully committed to educating the 1,400 students at the facility.

09/05/2014

(At a City Hall press conference, House of Umoja co-founder David Fattah stands next to  binders of pledges signed by Philadelphia school students.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

House of Umoja Readies For Philadelphia’s Next ”Million Father March”

“The purpose of the march is to project a feeling of protection and respect inside the community and the school system,” says House of Umoja co-founder David Fattah.

09/05/2014

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Report: What Are The Best States To Raise A Girl In?

If you have a daughter, you’ll want to read the new report from the Girl Scout Research Institute.

09/05/2014

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Penn State Calls For Civility In Wake Of Sex Abuse Scandal

As fallout over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal continues, Penn State’s new president and other university officials are asking the school’s huge community to at least be polite if they can’t agree with each other.

09/05/2014

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Community Groups, Corporations Help Fill Budget Void For Philadelphia Public Schools

Corporations and community groups are fast becoming an indispensable asset to the schools by helping to fill the budget gaps.

09/05/2014

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Parents Upset After Cuts To Bus Service In Bristol Township

A decision to cancel after-school buses for both middle schools and the high school in the Bristol Township School District is angering some parents in the community.

09/04/2014

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Lindenwold Parents Outraged After Bus Service Discontinued For Some Elementary School Students

It’s the first day of the school year and already, dozens of parents are furious with Lindenwold Public Schools because they say their kids are expected to walk a potentially dangerous route to school.

09/04/2014

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Princeton U. May Change Sex Assault Investigations

Princeton University is considering creating a team of trained investigators to look into campus sexual misconduct accusations.

09/04/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia School Teachers Prepping For Monday’s First Day For Students

Teachers in Philadelphia’s cash-strapped public schools are already back at work, getting ready.

09/04/2014

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Philadelphia School District Sued Over Girl’s Asthma Death

The family of a girl who died of an asthma attack after attending a public school without a nurse has sued the Philadelphia School District.

09/03/2014

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Barnes Art Foundation Offers Free Virtual Art Game App For Kids

“It’s fun,” said 13-year-old Zack as he used the iPad app to move through the Barnes galleries and jump, via his custom avatar, into a virtual copy of Giorgio de Chirico’s The Arrival.

09/03/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

For The First Time, No Schools Designated “Persistently Dangerous” In The Phila. School District

The School District of Philadelphia has announced none of its schools were designated “Persistently Dangerous” for this school year.

09/03/2014

(North 17th Street, near Berks, is one of the blocks now regularly patrolled by Temple's campus security police.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Temple U. Extends Its Police Patrols For Several Blocks Around North Phila. Campus

Temple’s patrols have now been expanded from 16th Street to 18th Street on the west, to Ninth Street on the east, to Susquehanna Avenue on the north, and to Jefferson Street on the south.

09/03/2014

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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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