Mayor Nutter Visits City Schools To Highlight Importance of Education FundingNutter has begun a series of school visits he hopes will highlight the unique programs that would benefit from an increase in city and state funding.
Program Designed To Allow Philadelphia Students To Surrender Contraband Into "Amnesty Boxes" On HoldThe pilot program announced last fall put steel Kevlar-lined "amnesty boxes" at Fels, Edison and Roxborough High Schools.
Philadelphia School Nurses Press For No-Layoff Solution To Budget CrunchEileen DiFranco, a nurse at Roxborough High School, is among the organizers of weekly protests at the school administration building.
Many Parents, Teachers, Students Attend Philadelphia School District Planning MeetingThe first of a series of planned community meetings took place Saturday in Roxborough on the Philadelphia's School District's plan to close nine schools and reconfigure dozens of others.
Mayor's Office: 'Use Common Sense,' Leave Flood-Prone AreasHere in Philadelphia, officials continue to monitor the approach of Hurricane Irene.
Roxborough HS Students Mourn Loss Of Classmate In ShootingHis family says Rashawn Anderson dreamed of playing in the NBA one day, but police say the 18-year-old was shot multiple times in the head on Monday night in the Abbottsford Homes complex, in Hunting Park.
Roxborough High Student Gunned Down In North PhiladelphiaPolice are investigating the shooting death of a high school student in North Philadelphia late Monday evening.