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3rd Arrest Made Following Assault At Philadelphia Elementary School

A third person has been arrested following an assault at a Philadelphia elementary school.

04/01/2014

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Arrests Made Following Assault At Philadelphia Elementary School

Two people have been arrested and a warrant issued for a third following an assault at a Philadelphia elementary school.

03/28/2014

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Parents Don’t Have Legal Right To Choose Kids’ Teachers

What rights do helicopter parents have to choose classes in their kid’s best interest? Not as much as they’d like.

03/25/2014

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Report: Contrary To Popular Belief, Amount Of Homework Hasn’t Increased Much For Students

Most people look back on their school days with some fondness, but there’s one part of school that probably doesn’t make anyone feel nostalgic: homework.

03/19/2014

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E-Learning Offers Alternative To Snow Days

In Ohio, teachers of students off for a snow day must post their lessons online and require the work be completed during the next day to meet minimum hours.

03/04/2014

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Some Students Miss Out On President’s Day Holiday To Make Up For Snow Days

President’s Day usually means school is out, but today students are up early and in class, whether they like it or not.

02/17/2014

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Governor Chris Christie Due In Camden For Announcement

Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Camden to make an education announcement.

01/23/2014

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Students Navigate Slippery Sidewalks To School After A Snow Day

After a snow day, students in the Philadelphia School District strapped on their snow boots and headed to class.

01/23/2014

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Study: Later School Start Time Could Positively Impact Daytime Functioning In Teens

New research demonstrates that when students at boarding schools began school at 8:25 a.m. (versus 8 a.m.), they were able to get 29 minutes more sleep per night.

01/16/2014

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Most Support Governor Christie’s Push To Extend The School Day

Educators in one of state and even nation’s top school districts have found high student achievement means extending the boundaries of the school day.

01/15/2014

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Parents Make Plans To Get Kids Safely To School On Frigid Morning

Today’s bitterly cold temperatures have parents and school officials preparing options for getting kids to school safely.

01/07/2014

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Debate Wages On Between Mayor Nutter And Council President Over $50 Million Needed For School District

The verbal sparring continues between Mayor Nutter and Council President Darrell Clarke over how to get an extra $50 million dollars to the school district.

10/26/2013

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Protesters Rally Against School District Budget Cuts

Hundreds of George Sharswood students marched to Philadelphia School District Headquarters in an attempt to save their two teachers from being let go.

10/25/2013

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Debate Over Property-Tax Exempt Colleges Renewed

Philadelphia’s school funding crisis has renewed a debate over whether local colleges and universities that are property-tax-exempt should help out more. Those universities responded this past week with a report laying out how much they already contribute.

10/20/2013

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Nurses Plan Vigil For Philadelphia Student’s Asthma Death

School nurses plan a vigil Thursday night to honor a 12-year-old who died after an apparent asthma attack at a public school with no nurse.

10/17/2013

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