Twelve years ago at 826 Valencia Street in San Francisco, a single writing center opened. Now, 826 National reaches 30,000 students, mostly from underserved communities.
A Pennsylvania mother of seven died in a jail cell where she was serving a two-day sentence for her children’s absence from school, drawing complaints from the judge that sent her there about a broken system that punishes impoverished parents.
Books beyond count have been written about World War II – it’s cause, execution and effect.
Vermont State Police say a student who suffered severe injuries after falling from a fourth-floor dormitory window at Green Mountain College had been drinking wine that contained LSD.
A New Jersey man already serving a prison sentence for dragging his girlfriend behind his pickup truck is now on trial for murder in her death from injuries police say resulted from the same incident.
Ken Giles, 23, has now pitched six scoreless innings and has five saves in five opportunities for the AA Reading Phillies. Giles, who talked to the WIP Morning Show last week, has only allowed one hit and two walks, while striking out 14 batters
Students in Finland are among some of the highest performing in the world in reading and math, even though kids get a late start compared to kids in the US.
Police in Reading identified the victim Tuesday as 71-year-old Gilbert Birdsey, who lived about four blocks away from the scene of the accident.
An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday on an elderly pedestrian struck and killed by a snowplow in Pennsylvania.
This is the perfect excuse to ease back in the recliner, uncork a bottle of wine and spend the day lost in a book that will transport you to the ends of the earth…or just outside your door.
Two people have been arrested and two others are being sought for repeatedly beating a homeless man as he slept inside an eastern Pennsylvania laundromat.
In Pennsylvania, Public Citizens for Children and Youth and other non- profits are urging all candidates running for office to make universal preschool a priority.
A recent Pew Charitable Trust study found 69% of Americans preferred the traditional book to the 28% who liked ebooks.
If you opt for the feel of a book in your hands over an e-reader, you’re still in the majority, a new reports says.
Got some down time with your kids over winter vacation? The holiday is a perfect opportunity for you to explore books and activities at The Free Library of Philadelphia.