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Temple Offers $4K If Students Limit Outside Work

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.


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Nearly Finalized Rules Mean PA High School Students Must Pass Test To Graduate

Controversial rules requiring Pennsylvania high school students to pass proficiency tests to graduate are nearly official. But opponents vow to continue their fight against the Keystone Exams.


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Measuring The Success Of College Completion

Being able to access newly available date on transfer and part time students, as well as graduation rates, will show an accurate picture of student success.


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High School Graduates Honored At City Hall

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter celebrated high school academic achievers at the Top of the Class graduation celebration.


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3 On Your Side: Consolidating Student Loan Debt

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has a look at one way grads can lower the interest they’re paying on that debt.


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Criticism Flares Around New Pa. Graduation Tests

It seemed to hit the Capitol like a brick: a sudden groundswell of criticism over a move by Gov. Tom Corbett and the Pennsylvania State Board of Education to toughen academic achievement standards and tie them to graduation tests for the state’s roughly 1.7 million public and charter school students.



Local Graduate Stays Focused As Father, Mother Undergo Kidney Transplant Surgery

College graduation can be a joyous time for a family- maybe a bit stressful too – but for a young woman about to graduate from La Salle on Sunday there’s another big event ahead.


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Temple Students Show Off Their Style At Graduation With Unique Footwear

In her eight years as a Temple University photographer, Betsy Manning discovered that students have found ways to individualize their graduation gowns below the hemline – with shoes.



Top Spots To Buy Gifts For Grads In Philadelphia

This June, someone near and dear to you may be walking down the aisle to the march of “Pomp and Circumstance.” Here are five ideas for the perfect graduation present for your graduate.


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Vice President Biden To Address UPenn Graduates In 2013

Officials at the Ivy League school in Philadelphia say Biden will speak at commencement on May 13.



3 On Your Side: Repaying Student Loans

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us what new graduates can expect when it comes to paying those bills.


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President Obama To Speak At Philadelphia High School’s Graduation

High school seniors at Philadelphia’s Science Leadership Academy will be getting a special visitor around the time of graduation.


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New Ordinance Allows Wildwood To Fine ‘Animal House’ Properties

Beach week in Wildwood brings in a crowd of high school students each year celebrating graduation. But now the city says the parties have become too loud and gone too late.


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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Cheered, Booed During Commencement Speech

Met with cheers and jeers, Gov. Chris Christie on Monday encouraged Seton Hall University’s graduating class to “be a disrupter” like him.