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All Seniors At A Camden, NJ High School Attending College Next Year And Some Are Getting Paid For It

A charter school in Camden is celebrating its most accomplished graduating class yet.


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Scholarships Help 2,000 Local Families Give Their Kids A Better Future

On Thursday, parents learned that they won scholarships from the Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia.


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Scholarships Help Low-Income Children In Camden Attend College

Since 2005, the school has been offering full-rides to Rutgers University to its high school students who maintain a 3.5 GPA.



NCAA To Restore Penn State Football Scholarships

The NCAA says it will gradually restore football scholarships taken from Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, saying the school has made significant changes to its athletics programs.


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High School Graduates Honored At City Hall

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter celebrated high school academic achievers at the Top of the Class graduation celebration.


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2 Pa. Congressmen Want Football Scholarships Restored At Penn State

Two Pennsylvania congressmen want the NCAA to restore football scholarships taken away from Penn State as part of sanctions for the child sex abuse scandal involving retired assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.


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Local Teens Awarded Obama’s Scholarship For Undocumented Immigrants

Thousands of young undocumented immigrants have been coming out of the shadows to apply for President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. And a few students in the region were awarded the scholarship.



Local Teen Supports “Ride For Kids” From School

Hundreds of motorcyclists will rev up their engines Sunday morning for the 8th Annual “Philadelphia Ride for Kids.”


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Move-in Day At Local Universities Means The Start Of Financial Worries For Many Students

Wednesday was move-in day at Temple University, and the dorms were buzzing with new freshman and their parents.



STUDY : Pennsylvania Students At Worst Academic Schools 5 Times More Likely To Suffer Violence

A study from the Commonwealth Foundation finds that children who attend schools with the worst academic performance in Pennsylvania are five times more likely to be a victim of violent crimes in school.


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Local Foundation Hosts 6th Annual Scholarship Banquet Saturday Night

The Ducky Birts Foundation will hold its 6th Annual Medallion Scholarship banquet at First District Plaza in University City this evening.


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Help Getting Into College

Zinch is a web site that can help colleges and students connect.


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Olney Is Home To The Winner Of Philadelphia’s Clean Block Contest

Block captain Evelyn Harvey still hasn’t come down yet from the announcement that her block – the 6100 block of North Franklin Street – has been named the winner of Philadelphia’s Clean Block Contest.