Phila. Students Take Part In After-School Scrabble Tourney at Seaport MuseumAt today's event, they had the chance to play against kids from other schools, with some prizes on the line.
Education Advocate Marciene Mattleman Honored For Decades of Service in Phila.Mattleman is retiring next month. She has been a tireless worker for literacy in Philadelphia and her education commentaries have aired for years on KYW Newsradio 1060.
Brotherly Love: Chess Players Raise Funds For Nat'l TournamentSports championships are always big news. Chess championships, almost never. But volunteer coaches and their supporters are helping young chess players from Philadelphia travel to the big show.
More Donations Sought For After-School Programs To Ease Philly Schools ShutdownsWith two dozen schools permanently closing in June, about ten thousand Philadelphia students will attend new public schools next year.
Hundreds Of Philadelphia Schoolkids Tackle Chess ChallengeThe Philadelphia Eagles hosted a youth chess challenge on Wednesday at Lincoln Financial Field, in South Philadelphia.