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Study: Pa. School Districts May Face Extra Expenses In Helping Students Meet Graduation RequirementsStarting with the class of 2017, Pennsylvania high school students will have to pass Keystone Exams in algebra, biology and literature to graduate.
Philadelphia Jobs Report: Gifts For GraduatesJill Schlesinger has tips on finding the best gifts for grads.
Graduation Spending At 10-Year HighThe new survey also says the average gift-giver will spend about $102.50 and will shop for two graduates.
Bon Jovi Breaks Out Guitar At Rutgers University-Camden CommencementThe 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."
Report Says Philadelphia's Dropout Rate Is Down, Graduation Rate Is UpPhiladelphia'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.
La Salle University Professor Turns The Page After 56 Year CareerSid MacLeod started his tenure at La Salle in 1959, first teaching English and then gradually moving to the Communications department, teaching media and journalism.
Philadelphia Police Department Holds Graduation CeremonyFriday, 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 Announces High School Grad Exam PlanNew Jersey education officials say the state will start using a new test as an option for high school students to graduates starting in 2016.
For College Students, Four Years Is No Longer The NormMany freshmen starting school this year say they have a plan to make sure they graduate before 2020.
Two Students At Delaware Valley Charter March At Graduation After Being Shot Earlier In The YearRelatives cheered wildly, smart phones aloft to snap pictures, as Delaware Valley Charter graduated the class of 2014.
3 On Your Side: Health Insurance Options For 2014 Grads3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan sorts through some of the basics.
Hundreds Of Philadelphia High School Students Participate In Citywide Graduation Celebration 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.