Hundreds plan to run around Philadelphia school headquarters Saturday to protest the state of education in the city.
Standing outside school district headquarters, State Senator Vincent Hughes announced plans to introduce a bill that would place a five percent tax on natural gas extracted from Pennsylvania to be used, in part, for public schools.
The aftermath of the assault was captured on a student’s cell phone and posted online.
District officials are now wondering if universal enrollment can simplify things for Philadelphia students.
Acquitted were Michael Slade (pictured) and Courteney Knight. The jury continues deliberating the fate of their co-defendant, Dorothy June Brown.
The city launched a public service campaign on Wednesday aimed at preventing kids from dropping out of high school.
Choosing a high school for 8th graders is tough in Philadelphia; this year it’s harder than ever. But there is help.
At a time when budgets have cut music in schools, Play On, Philly is changing lives.
Education Advocates, City Officials Urge Parents To Complain To State About Philadelphia School District Cuts
Parent groups say the cuts in Philadelphia schools constitute a failure to provide the constitutionally mandated “thorough and efficient” education.
This drive, by Global Citizen and the publisher of the Inquirer and Daily News, seeks donations of basic office supplies for Philadelphia schools.
Inadequate funding for Pennsylvania’s largest school district could damage the futures of its students and the state’s economy, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said Monday after he lobbied Gov. Tom Corbett for more aid.
Judy Willner, a veteran third-grade teacher at Pennell Elementary School in Ogontz, admits she was just blowing off steam online.
The foundation started by the family that founded Wal-Mart is making a multi-million dollar grant to Philadelphia schools.
Amid concerns that students are walking unfamiliar routes to new schools, Philadelphia’s schools superintendent took to the streets.
The new poll by the Pew Charitable Trusts reports that only 18 percent of respondents think Philadelphia schools are going a “good” or “excellent” job.