Officials at the Philadelphia School District today unveiled the first step in a plan to downsize the district substantially by closing schools across the city.
This past week Philadelphia schools Superintendent Arlene Ackerman was notably missing from a School Reform Commission meeting leading to speculation that she is on her way out.
Started in 1989, Project Forward Leap is committed to closing the gaps of academic performance and developmental opportunities for economically disadvantaged students with academic promise.
For the second time this spring, the Philadelhpia Corporation for Aging has activated its “heatline” for folks having difficulty handling the heat.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is proposing a tax on soda and other sugary drinks as he and City Council continue trying to help bail out the cash-starved Philadelphia school district.
More than 40 high school students from seven partner schools in the area were given certificates for perfect attendance by Health Partners Foundation
The district had only two snow days built into its calendar for the 2010-2011 school year. Schools were closed for four days this academic year.
Tuesday is judging day for Philadelphia’s 32nd annual citywide Carver Science Fair.
The conclusions released this week by the Philadelphia Human Relations Commission about ethnic conflicts in schools don’t surprise the director of LaSalle’s graduate education programs.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced that it would be closing seven Catholic grade schools in the Philadelphia area at the end of this school year due to low enrollment.
Despite Punxsutawney Phil’s prognostication of less than three weeks ago, winter is still very much with us.