With no sign of an end to the budget impasse ending, Democratic state representative Pam DeLissio says schoolchildren have a lot at stake.
From city managing director to head of the School Reform Commission, Pedro Ramos says he’s probably seen as much of the city as any resident.
Preliminary plans for a huge commercial and retail complex are on the drawing board once again.
The Wednesday afternoon train was one of 12 refurbished cars in Patco’s fleet.
The Delaware River Port Authority, which operates the Ben, says the righthand westbound lane will remain closed around the clock until September 5th.
A top tourism official in the city remains optimistic.
An arbitrator says the Philadelphia School District violated the teachers contract when it disregarded seniority when rehiring laid-off counselors two years ago.
Jesse Turner (wearing lime-green shirt in photo) is walking from Connecticut to Washington, DC to gain support for his fight against high-stakes standardized tests in public schools.
Independence Day isn’t until Saturday, but Philadelphia’s Fourth of July celebration was already getting underway on Friday morning.
Hite is declining the bonus that goes with the good report card he received from the School Reform Commission.
A troubled Philadelphia charter school is shutting down, rather than continue a court battle to get the SRC to renew its charter.
Veteran substitute teachers are frustrated over the pay being offered by a company now managing subs for Philadelphia schools.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz says his inspection finds unsanitary and dangerous conditions.
Alan Butkovitz last inspected school buildings in 2008, and he says not much has improved since.
It’s a classic Marlon Brando scene (“Heyyy, Stellaaaa!”) that beer vendor Tom McGee recreates as he walks the aisles of Citizens Bank Park, selling cans of Stella Artois.