Part of a bill pending in the Pennsylvania senate would give universities the authority to approve new charter schools. But one non-profit says there’s no evidence that would improve student performance.
“We’re trying to look for that predator that’s preying on the vulnerable,” says Septa police chief Tom Nestel.
After a snow day, students in the Philadelphia School District strapped on their snow boots and headed to class.
Members of the St. Joe’s golf and rowing teams are spending the day building little libraries.
As expected, Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett filled two seats on the Philadelphia School Reform Commission.
KYW Newsradio has learned Governor Corbett is expected to fill two open seats on the panel as early as Friday.
The announcement that Comcast intends to move television station WCAU into its planned center city tech center means the TV station will be leaving decades of broadcast history behind on City Avenue.
Fog prevented visibility beyond a couple of hundred yards, at best.
A new Jersey state senate panel has given its approval for Governor Christie’s nomination of DRPA chief John Matheussen to be a Superior Court judge.
After watching the district close 32 school buildings over the last two years, school advocates were bracing for even more this year. But schools superintendent William Hite says he’s not planning any.
Hall-of-Fame sports columnist Bill Conlin, who resigned from the Daily News two years ago amid allegations he sexually abused children, has died.
A beloved wild turkey who roamed the town of Lansdowne for months, becoming a local celebrity, is no more.
Philadelphia public school teachers have been working without a contract since the start of the school year.
Now, for the first time, the district is disclosing how many offers came in.
At Bethune Elementary School, principal Ary Sloane-Pugh arrived to find half of her building with no heat because of a burst pipe.