More than 1,000 students walked out of class at noontime and converged at school headquarters, then marched to City Hall.
Superintendent William Hite’s budget relies on labor concessions — including teacher pay cuts from 5 to 13 percent, and an end to teacher seniority.
For more than 40 years, Le Bec Fin was Philadelphia’s five-star gold standard in French dining.
Biden received an honorary law degree. He joked with Penn president Amy Gutmann, “It’s much cheaper to get a degree this way, isn’t it?”
Ronald Blount, president of the Taxi Workers Alliance of Pennsylvania, led a noontime rally of about 100 cabbies at 31st and Market Streets on Friday.
Mayor Nutter says he’ll present a package of proposals in a week or so to raise $60 million for city schools.
You spend 14 seasons in one place, you’re going to accumulate stuff. And now that Andy’s coaching in Kansas City, Tammy Reid says they’re selling hundreds of Eagles items.
A new mobile produce van made its first stop on Wednesday, selling fruits and vegetables on the streets of Camden, NJ.
Cuts to Philadelphia’s school nursing staff has had a negative effect on students, according to a new survey.
Rosen is a law professor at George Washington University and legal affairs editor at “The New Republic.”
A famous alumnus of Philadelphia’s High School for the Creative and Performing Arts is reaching into his own pocket to make sure that next year’s musical at his alma mater won’t be scrapped, as this year’s was.
Three names were added: those of police officers Brian Lorenzo and Moses Walker, killed last summer, and fire captain Michael Goodwin, killed just last month fighting a fire in South Philadelphia.
Council hasn’t decided whether or how it can give the school district $60 million more, but dozens from the public urged Council to find a way.
“The budget, in its current form, simply cannot support the services provided this year,” SRC chair Pedro Ramos told Philadelphia lawmakers.
Chris Lehmann, the principal of Science Leadership Academy, has launched an online petition calling on Philadelphia’s professional sports teams to fill the financial gap that could mean the end of scholastic sports.
- Too Quick To Tweet Israel 65- Kidcast Photos Rittenhouse Row Spring... Stotesbury Cup Regatta-...
- WIP Morning Show Intern... Baseball Shots Of The Week –... 138th Preakness Stakes Italian Market Festival
- Celebrity Photobombs GHI @Home - Copper Roofing Students Protest Budget Cuts... Barn, House Engulfed In Blaze...
- 2013 Stotesbury Cup Regatta Angelina Jolie Through The... 8th Annual Ride Of Silence Prince Harry Visits Sandy...