An investigative journalist says our nation’s future depends on finding truth when governments and corporations are publicly dishonest.
“The children of Philly deserve better,” said secretary of education Arne Duncan (center) at a Community College of Philadelphia roundtable on how young men of color can achieve.
In all, 342 layoff notices are going out. A school district spokeswoman says this is unrelated to the cigarette tax standoff in Harrisburg.
Camden County authorities are accusing the owner of Dream House Windows, in Berlin Township, of passing bad checks and keeping deposits from customers without doing the work.
“While there has been a lot of backslapping and clapping and ‘We finally got it done,’ we have not gotten it done,” warns state senator Anthony Williams (at left in photo).
The nation’s presidential and vice presidential flags are all embroidered by hand, and only in Philadelphia.
An amendment attached to the Pa. House bill would give groups who want to open charter schools in Philadelphia the right to appeal to a state board if they get turned down by the School Reform Commission.
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.