Late School Openings Wreak Havoc On Area Working Parents' Morning SchedulesSome parents are lucky, with a spouse who is available for sudden babysitting duty. Others have to scramble, especially when the school makes a last-minute decision.
All Philadelphia School District and Archdiocese Schools CLOSED ThursdayBoth School District of Philadelphia and archdiocesan schools in the city will be closed on Thursday, February 13th, because of the impending snowstorm.
Will Pa. Schools Get Reprieve From Snow Make-Up Days? Time Will Tell.Pennsylvania law requires elementary and secondary schools to hold 180 days of classes. Many districts are struggling to fit them in after being closed for so many snow days.
Area Districts Wrestling With Mandate To Meet Required Days in School YearAnd what happens if there is still more snow?
Mayor Nutter Declares Snow Emergency For City of PhiladelphiaAs a result of the intense snow storm, all Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Philadelphia School District schools will be closed Wednesday.
Plan Ahead For Snow Days With Schoolkids, Psychologist AdvisesPhiladelphia-based psychologist Dr. Melissa Brand encourages parents to plan ahead, stock up on supplies, and structure the day.
When Kids Get A Snow Day, Working Parents Forced To ScrambleFortunately, many companies these days are offering their employees options.
Philadelphia School District Says Beeber Middle School Will Remain OpenDimner Beeber Middle School will remain open, officials said on Tuesday.
School Reform Commission Votes To Save Four Schools, 23 To CloseThe School Reform Commission has voted to save four public schools from closure in Philadelphia.
Parents And Teachers React To School ClosingsThere was a lot of disappointment and passion from parents, teachers and education advocates in attendance.
Parents’ Protest Disrupts SRC Meeting On School ClosuresSuperintendent William Hite said the district can't afford to maintain underutilized schools. "The district's financial challenges jeopardize its survival."
Local Community Groups Join Forces To Fight Philadelphia School Closing RecommendationPhiladelphia area community groups are joining together to fight the School District recommendation to close 37 public schools at the end of the school year.