The new school building is being built on a long-vacant stretch of land at Fifth and Market Streets.
A report released by progressive groups and supporters of public education says three wealthy Main Line hedge fund partners are spending millions on advertisements for Williams in the waning weeks of the campaign.
Latinos represent the fastest growing group of students in the country’s public schools and a new report suggests they are making great strides in education.
Some Pa. State Officials Push To Tax Marcellus Shale Drilling In Effort To Raise Money For Public Schools
Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes and a number of his colleagues want to put an eight percent tax on Marcellus Shale extraction in the commonwealth.
A new report reveals the majority of America’s public school students now come from low-income families.
The national dropout rate reached a record low last year.
The schools have more than 1,300 students all together, and Whole Foods says the funds raised will directly support students.
The US is poised to begin a new era; the overall number of Latino, African-American and Asian students in public schools is expected to surpass the number of non-Hispanic whites.
For the first time ever, U.S. public schools are projected this fall to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites enrolled.
There are plenty of parents who want their school aged children to go to a good school with better student outcomes than the one in which they actually live. This may be illegal.
A small group of activists seeking more money for Pennsylvania’s public schools staged a sit-in protest outside Gov. Tom Corbett’s office.
The federal Justice and Education Departments warned public school districts recently not to deny enrollment to immigrant students illegally.
But the push for funding continues. The School District is facing a $216 million deficit, and the budget deadline is approaching.
Findings from the Civil Rights Project at the University of California reveal that Latinos are the fastest growing and the most segregated group in the US.
The Washington Post reports that some schools restrict AP access to show a high rate of success, so some good students in math, science and engineering are losing out.