Study: Pa. School Districts May Face Extra Expenses In Helping Students Meet Graduation Requirements
Starting with the class of 2017, Pennsylvania high school students will have to pass Keystone Exams in algebra, biology and literature to graduate.
Jill Schlesinger has tips on finding the best gifts for grads.
The new survey also says the average gift-giver will spend about $102.50 and will shop for two graduates.
The New Jersey native premiered a new song, “Reunion,” which he said was a gift to the graduates. It began, “This isn’t how the story ends, my friends, it’s just a fork along the road.”
Philadelphia’s high school graduation rate has shown gains, but it falls well short of Mayor Michael Nutter’s goal. That’s the finding of a report released Wednesday.
Sid MacLeod started his tenure at La Salle in 1959, first teaching English and then gradually moving to the Communications department, teaching media and journalism.
Friday, Commissioner Charles Ramsey spent the morning overseeing the graduation of 39 brand new Philadelphia Police Officers. The rookie cops are hitting the streets Monday in two of the city’s busiest districts.
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.
Many freshmen starting school this year say they have a plan to make sure they graduate before 2020.
Relatives cheered wildly, smart phones aloft to snap pictures, as Delaware Valley Charter graduated the class of 2014.
3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan sorts through some of the basics.
The annual celebration started three years ago, to focus attention on the city’s effort to raise graduation rates. Lori Shorr from the Mayor’s Office of Education says the rate has gone from 53 percent in 2007 to 64 percent this year.
First he will head to commencement at Swarthmore College, and then he will follow that up by riding in the Philly Cycling Classic.
Gov. Chris Christie, addressing graduates of southern New Jersey’s Rowan University on Friday, said that their new degrees will provide opportunities but do not guarantee success.
Widener University’s commencement ceremony today will be held inside the Schwartz Athletic Center Field House.