Philadelphia Public Schools
Philadelphia is cited in articles about the national trend in declining school populations and its effects. Detroit and Cleveland are in similar situations.
GeoKids LINKS, now celebrating its 20th year, was developed in Philadelphia, with teaching units in grades 1-5, offering a ninety minute weekly lesson in four North Philadelphia schools
Philadelphia’s Artist-in-Residency program for high school students, includes hands-on activities addressing the literary and performance aspects of Shakespeare’s plays.
Of the 16,000 students who began high school at a traditional Philadelphia public or charter school in 2006, 36% didn’t earn a diploma, while 28% graduated but didn’t go on to college. Something needs to change.
The excessive heat prompted the School District of Philadelphia to dismiss students early Tuesday.
By Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Maria, a third grader at a Kensington public school in Philadelphia studying American Indians made a great clay totem pole. Keith, a 6th grader at a southwest city […]
As Philadelphia Public Schools search for a new Superintendent, a recent report indicates most big city supers serve an average of just over 3 years.
The Philadelphia Public School Notebook provides data on all high schools: admissions requirements, locations, enrollments, demographics and in many cases activities both in and after school. A section in Spanish is included.
Truancy is a problem in major urban areas. In Philadelphia 10,000 students, or 6% of the public school population, have 10 or more unexcused absences.
ayor Nutter is heralding an agreement with the School District and the state which gives the city more info about school finances, and more say over how the district is run.
Frustration and uncertainty are growing by the day for thousands of teachers and support staff in Philadelphia and its Pennsylvania suburbs.
Teachers are under fire in a lot of places but they were feelin’ the love at a Tuesday night award ceremony in Philadelphia where 66 public high school teachers received the Lindbach Award.
The School Reform Commission has approved a plan to turnover six Philadelphia public schools to charter companies, as part of the superintendent’s effort to turn around its lowest performing schools.
Theater is a special experience that many people never have. But the Philadelphia Theater Company is providing passports — an entry to the world of theater.
Art Speaks is an opportunity for every single fourth grader in the Philadelphia public schools to travel to major art museums as part of their curriculum.