Starting with this Friday’s exhibition game, all fans at all gates at Citizens Bank Park will have to walk through airport-style metal detectors.
A South Philadelphia magnet school is singing for joy after winning a cash prize from the people who hand out the Grammy awards.
Right now, the district’s $2.9-billion preliminary budget for next year is short, according to CFO Matt Stanski.
The main lobby at Fox Chase Elementary School smelled like a farm today. And for good reason.
The report says labor costs at this year’s Philadelphia Auto Show were down 20 percent.
A busy road in Plymouth Meeting is closed until further notice because of a sinkhole.
Lisa Haver, co-founder of a group that opposes more charter schools in Philadelphia, says school police confiscated her signs at the SRC’s February 18th meeting.
The suit, filed last fall by parents’ groups and a coalition of school districts, claims the current state funding system shortchanges students.
Potholes are the bane of drivers everywhere. “I hit ‘em and everything just goes all over the place,” said one driver, definitely fed up with the holes in the road. “My car is a wreck.”
School Reform Commissioner Bill Green now says he’s not going to court to challenge his removal as SRC chair.
Under the Republican-backed update to the current law, now nearly two decades old, charter schools would get their funding directly from the state, rather than having money pass through local school districts.
“By automating the process, getting it online, we’re really very much attempting to provide much better customer service to our parents,” says Karyn Lynch, the school district’s chief of student services.
Road crews were able to plow much of Thursday’s snow off of the major arteries, but work still remains.
Superintendent William Hite’s plan calls for reorganizing schools into eight geographic networks, and adding three others focusing on turnaround, alternative and innovative schools.
A Gloucester County juryhas found police officer Joseph DiBuonaventura not guilty of 14 charges stemming from his 2012 arrest of state assemblyman Paul Moriarty (photo) on DUI charges.