In dismissing the suit brought by six school districts, parents, and the NAACP, Commonwealth Court ruled that funding schools is an issue for the state legislature, not the courts.
Rich Ashburn Jr. says his dad would have been proud that part of his legacy is awareness of heart disease.
The school district is inviting educators and communities to submit ideas to turn around the academics at individual schools, or to create entirely new high schools.
Following a scathing inspector general’s report last week, the public pressure for reforms at the Philadelphia VA office continues.
The Vatican says Pope Francis is thinking about adding Cuba to his itinerary during his September journey.
They’re the first voices you hear when you dial 911.
It’s a far cry from the 257 consecutive sellouts the Phillies had between 2009 and 2012.
Rob Dubow, the mayor’s finance director, says raising property taxes by nine percent is the only way the city can raise the additional $103 million the school district needs next year.
Each Lindback award comes with a $20,000 stipend to be spent on the school.
The tests are the primary way the state evaluates school performance. Some parents say it prevents teachers from doing their jobs effectively.
Our longtime colleague and friend Tony Hanson is retiring today, ending a storied, 37-year career at KYW Newsradio. Listen to our on-air tribute to this legendary reporter.
Some students at a Philadelphia high school have new Kindle Fires, which came from an untraditional source.
The statue should be finished by the end of this month, but it’ll be a while before it’s seen in public.
“I’m drinking water today,” she said at a candidates’ forum in Old City, “something I almost never do.”
It’s Opening Day for the Phillies 2015 season, and fans at Citizens Bank Park are ready for the renewal and tradition that a new season brings.