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.
The new commission’s job: to recommend ways the city can pay for high-quality pre-K for 40,000 eligible three- and four-year-olds.
Among the tall ships in the Parade of Sail, arrayed today along the Delaware River, is a schooner named “When And If” that once belonged to Gen. George Patton.
You may find less elbow room on SEPTA regional rail trains, as rail cars are taken out of service for federally required safety upgrades.
Wednesday will mark two years since the body of 59-year-old Carol Reiff was found in a wooded area near the Lakeview Apartments.
A famous taste of New York City has moved out of its longtime home in Queens, New York, and landed in Burlington, NJ.
Activists told the Delaware River Port Authority they were tired of hearing that the west side of Cooper River Park would open “soon.”