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Report Says Philadelphia’s Dropout Rate Is Down, Graduation Rate Is Up

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.

05/20/2015

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High School Coach Accused Of Playing Drinking Games With Students Fired

A Pennsylvania high school softball coach facing criminal charges that she played drinking games with students and belittled those who wouldn’t drink has been fired.

05/15/2015

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Grounds For Making Challenging Coursework Available To All High Schoolers

Because education is controlled by the states, access to advanced placement, AP, and other challenging courses is restricted in many districts.

04/27/2015

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Prosecutors: New Jersey High School Teacher Smoked Pot With Student

A New Jersey high school teacher who allegedly smoked marijuana with a 17-year-old student has been charged with child endangerment.

04/21/2015

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Local High School Mourning Death Of Football Player

A Monday in mourning. Back to school for students grieving the loss of classmate and friend: 15-year-old Freshman Running Back Ryan Gillyard.

04/20/2015

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All Seniors At A Camden, NJ High School Attending College Next Year And Some Are Getting Paid For It

A charter school in Camden is celebrating its most accomplished graduating class yet.

04/17/2015

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Study: High School Smoking Fell As E-Cigarette Use Boomed

Teen smoking hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed, a government report shows.

04/16/2015

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Local High School Student Gets Ready For Prom On Plane After Delayed Flight

A delayed flight Friday forced a local high school student to start her trip to the prom – 30,000 feet in the air!

04/10/2015

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Study: Kids Who Sip Alcohol Before Sixth Grade More Likely To Drink In High School

According to a study, early sipping of alcohol may make youths more likely to drink in high school.

04/03/2015

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Text On April Fools’ Day Causes Shooting Hoax At Pennsylvania High School

Police and school officials are investigating after a Pennsylvania high school student sent her mother an April Fools’ text about a shooting — only to have the mother call 911.

04/02/2015

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Montgomery County High School Dealing With An Outbreak Of Whooping Cough

Another student at a high school in Montgomery County has been diagnosed with whooping cough, according to a statement on the district’s website.

03/16/2015

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Water Main Leak Prompts Early Dismissal At Neshaminy High School

A water main leak prompted the early dismissal of students at a high school in Bucks County Wednesday.

02/25/2015

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Philadelphia Ranked Third Best City For Workers Without A College Degree

Movoto says it used the percentage of high school grads who were employed, the percent who had health insurance, and their median annual income taken from the U.S. Census Five Year American Community Survey (2009-2013) to determine the rankings.

01/28/2015

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Central Bucks School Board Votes To Fire Guidance Counselor After Alleged Facebook Post

The school board voted nearly all in favor with one opposed, even after numerous parents and students showed up to fight for her job.

01/13/2015

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Students Get Hands On Aviation And Engineering Experience

Aerospace Engineering and Aviation Technology is providing students outside Washington with unique exposure to opportunities in the sciences.

01/13/2015

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