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.
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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.
Rowan University’s graduation Friday will be a special event for one student who went through months of rehab to be able to walk again.
A local mother and her daughter graduate from college together.
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Rutgers University says paralyzed former football player Eric LeGrand will speak at the university’s commencement after all.
A new report finds New Jersey’s high school graduation rate is relatively high, and the number of “dropout factory” schools is shrinking.
The $4,000-a-year grants will be available for students who agree not to work more than 10 hours a week in off-campus jobs.