Four schools are to be revamped under the district’s “School Redesign Initiative,” which gives teachers, principals, and community groups the opportunity to suggest academic overhauls.
At the Hamilton train station in suburban Trenton, representatives of Health Republic Insurance wore purple shirts as they handed out brochures and reusable shopping bags to commuters.
The rally highlighted a new Pennsylvania law that allows charter school operators a direct appeal if their application is turned down by the SRC.
The Coatesville Area School District says school personnel were unaware that the older brother of a three-year-old boy who was tortured and beaten to death was also being abused.
Waterless Works provides water-free car washes on location. It’s the brainchild of 21-year-old St. Joseph’s University junior Chris Caporale.
A group of school districts, parents, and the NAACP are suing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, claiming the state’s level of school funding is unconstitutional.
Pennsylvania’s School Performance Profiles give schools 1-to-100 ratings, based largely on standardized tests but also including attendance and graduation rates. Statewide, results were flat.
It’s a four-year pilot at the Jackson and Ziegler schools, using software designed by AIM Academy, of Conshohocken.
After the school shooting two years ago in Newtown, Conn., some local school officials expressed a desire to move polling places out of their buildings, for security reasons.
“We went to Children’s Hospital for 30 years… We got so large that the hospital couldn’t handle us anymore,” says a spokesman for the bikers’ group that helps deliver the toys.
The mayor says Allen was an idol to kids growing up in West Philly.
Developer Michael Fink says the townhouses will start at $170,000.
The district is appealing to Commonwealth Court, where it seeks a judgment on whether the School Reform Commission has the authority to cancel the PFT contract.
Students arriving at a troubled Philadelphia charter high school Monday morning were told to go home, and informed that the school will be closing for good.
Union president Jerry Jordan, in a statement, said the cancellation lacked legal merit and he called the act “cowardly and disrespectful.”