The Philadelphia School District is keeping its pink slips in its pocket for now, until the revenue picture from Harrisburg becomes more clear.
Pat Smiley is leading a group who plan to drive or walk through Delaware County and Philadelphia on Saturday, stopping at the 18 the churches that closed one year ago.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided not to decide whether the Philadelphia School District has the power to impose work rule changes on teachers next fall.
The Philadelphia School Partnership is giving $137,000 each to St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary School, in South Philadelphia, and to St. Helena Incarnation, in Olney.
Dietz & Watson has announced plans to build on a site it had been eyeing for ten years — right next to its headquarters in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.
If you want to haul something heavier than 80,000 pounds over the Walt Whitman Bridge, you won’t get a permit to do so for a while.
The school district is selling the William Penn High School building to Temple University for $15 million.
Jefferson Medical College has a new name — thanks to a major gift from philanthropist Sidney Kimmel.
The Philadelphia School Partnership is giving $2.1 million to First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School and $855,000 to Mastery Charter Schools.
Philadelphia school district officials are warning of dire consequences if the city and state don’t quickly come through with millions in new funding.
Drexel paid $25 million for the school building, which the district closed last June.
The money comes from a group called the Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia — from businesses who get Pennsylvania corporate tax credits for contributing.
The report, by the Policy Lab at Children’s Hospital, says 17 percent of Philadelphia school students have been involved with DHS or the juvenile justice system, and 20 percent of those in high schools.
Clinton took no questions from the press, arriving just before noon in the library’s government publications room to sign her book, titled “Hard Choices.”
Park manager Eric Ihlein (second from left) says the $4.7-million renovation finished last fall.