The Pennsylvania School Boards Association opposes statewide authorizers because they give power to officials far removed from the ground-level effect of their rulings.
Parents are upset that the Philadelphia School District plans to privatize more Head Start slots next year.
A new study finds that children who attend state-funded preschools in New Jersey’s poorest cities outperform peers who don’t through fifth grade.
A six year study has concluded that random drug testing in New Jersey schools is an effective deterrent in the fight against substance abuse.
The School Reform Commission has voted to save four public schools from closure in Philadelphia.
In its opening contract proposal, the district wants teachers’ work days extended from seven to eight hours, with teachers at the top of the pay scale taking a 13 percent salary cut.
Congress heard testimony from a number of organizations about the impact that sequestering, or cutting of domestic programs, would have on the country.
School kids from the area attend a performance that is part music lesson, sponsored by the Cafe’s non-profit partner “Live Connections.”
In 11 years of teaching, ditching students’ desk chairs in favor of yoga balls is one of the best decisions Robbi Giuliano thinks she ever made.
The next test for students at St. Joseph’s Prep school won’t require a pen and paper – it’ll take a single strand of hair.
As college costs climb, so does the amount of the nation’s student loan debt. Rather than taking out another loan, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at some other ways to cut college costs.
Governor Corbett rolled out a wide-ranging agenda as he delivered his budget address to the legislature on Tuesday.
The plight of Pennsylvania’s public schools will dominate many of the Legislature’s debates this spring as educators face even tighter budgets and the politics of education grows increasingly precarious.
The School District of Philadelphia is strapped for cash, yet the CBS 3 I-Team found it is spending tens of millions of dollars a year – your tax money – on a big perk payout: letting workers cash in on unused vacation, personal and sick days.
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