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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.

06/06/2013

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Local High Schools Ranked Among Best In Country

America’s public high schools have been ranked and some local schools have made the list.

05/09/2013

In Some Cases, Random Drug Testing Of Students Is Legal

The Fourth Amendment says that a person can’t be subject to an unreasonable search and seizure by public officials. But the Supreme Court ruled, in some cases, it is okay to randomly drug test students.

04/19/2013

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Study: Random Drug Testing At New Jersey Schools Effective

A six year study has concluded that random drug testing in New Jersey schools is an effective deterrent in the fight against substance abuse.

03/09/2013

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Dozens Of Philadelphia Students Prepare For Regional Drumline Competition

Three dozen Philadelphia high school students are preparing to compete in the 2013 regional drumline competition to reclaim their number one spot.

02/24/2013

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13 Pennsylvania Students Suspended For Filming ‘Harlem Shake’ Video In Class

Thirteen western Pennsylvania high school students have been suspended for two days each for shooting a classroom video of the “Harlem Shake” — an Internet video craze — which was also posted online.

02/20/2013

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An Effort To Change The SATs

Students who apply to college will tell you that they don’t like the SATs. But the surprise is that David Coleman doesn’t like them either. He’s the president of the College Board.

01/23/2013

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Judge To Decide If Girl Can Remain On Boys Hockey Team

A New Hampshire judge is expected to decide whether a high school junior can continue to play on the boys’ varsity ice hockey team now that her school has formed a girls’ team.

12/19/2012

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K-12 And College Completion Rates Set Records

Record numbers of young adults are completing high school, going to and completing college, according to new data from the US Census Bureau.

12/12/2012

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Surprising Coatesville Readies For Powerful La Salle

Top 10 Week of Dec. 7, 2012: 1. La Salle (Record: 12-1. Previous Week: 1. Weeks Rated: 14.) 2. St. Joseph’s Prep (Record: 10-1. Season over.) 3. Archbishop Wood (Record: 11-2. Previous Week: 3. Weeks […]

12/07/2012

Legal Battle Heats Up In Wake Of Student Sex Tape Scandal

A Pennsylvania high school student claims he was unfairly punished after a fellow student secretly recorded him having sex with his girlfriend in a Casablanca hotel during a school trip.

10/22/2012

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School Officials Taking Case Of MRSA Seriously At Council Rock South

About twenty players on the football team at Council Rock South high school in Holland, Bucks County are being treated for skin conditions, including one for MRSA.

09/29/2012

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The North Carolina Early College Model Works

With its 9th ‘early-college’ opening this fall, Guilford County, N.C. leads the nation and has increased its high school graduation rates, boasting 100% this past school year.

08/29/2012

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Local Program Prepares Teen Girls For More Than Just A Job

Seventeen teenage girls will graduate next week from a local workforce empowerment summer camp and the young ladies learned about more than just how to get a j-o-b.

08/25/2012

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012

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