Fortunately, many companies these days are offering their employees options.
Dimner Beeber Middle School will remain open, officials said on Tuesday.
The School Reform Commission has voted to save four public schools from closure in Philadelphia.
There was a lot of disappointment and passion from parents, teachers and education advocates in attendance.
Superintendent William Hite said the district can’t afford to maintain underutilized schools. “The district’s financial challenges jeopardize its survival.”
Philadelphia area community groups are joining together to fight the School District recommendation to close 37 public schools at the end of the school year.
Local activist groups, students, parents and community members plan to come together Saturday afternoon to protest the recommended school closings announced on Wednesday.
Parents may see their individual school with the lights on and wonder, why did it have to close?
Many students who were home from school because of Hurricane Sandy are finding that it’s not as fun as a snow day.
The School District of Philadelphia on Tuesday launched a series of public meetings as it begins the process of permanently closing dozens of school buildings.
Area public school districts that transport students in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will soon be altering plans for next year, when the students are transitioned to new schools, because of the just-announced closings and mergers.
The recommendation to close or consolidate several Catholic Schools was on the minds of many parishioners during Sunday mass.
Students huddled and hugged, some cried, outside West Catholic High School, upon news the school is on the closing list.
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.
Many areas of the Delaware Valley were very, very slippery early this morning . Sidewalks, parking lots, driveways, and steps were often a sheet of ice, making walking and driving hazardous.