Report: 1 In 10 New Jersey Students Chronically AbsentAbout 125,000 students missed at least 18 days of school, or 10 percent of class days.
Teachers Are Concerned As Classes Begin In Philadelphia SchoolsStudents are working through the nervous excitement of the first day of school. Teachers feel that uncertainty on several levels, says ESOL teacher Leshawna Coleman.
Start Of Classes Delayed For NE Philly School Due To Structural IssuesDistrict spokesman Fernando Gallard says engineering firms have been hired to repair the building, which was built in the 1940s and '50s.
Summer Vacation Over, Back To School This Week For Many StudentsThe crossing guard blocking traffic, the kids, backpack on, hand in hand with mom and dad.
Philly PAL Kids Gear Up For School With Camp InventionThe week-long camp focuses on teaching kids how to create structures using, well, junk.
CDC: Most Schools Start Classes Too EarlyWith the school year around the corner, the Centers for Disease Control says if a child's classes start before 8:30 in the morning, the student may not be getting enough sleep, leading to health risks.
Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School JittersOvercoming first day jitters -- whether for kindergarten or a new school -- all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.
Bill To Study Later School Start Times Goes To Gov. ChristieThe General Assembly on Thursday sent Republican Gov. Chris Christie a bill that calls for studying the benefits and issues involved with starting the day later in middle and high schools.
Zeoli Show Log 6.11.15Rich discusses the reaction in the media the a series of New York Times articles on Florida Senator Marco Rubio's finances, New Jersey studying the viability of later starting times for schools, and what could be the next escalation of the Iraq war. He also spoke with Kelly Phillips Erb from Forbes, Pennsylvania State Representative Jordan Harris and author Ann Coulter.
I-Team Exclusive: When Heroin Arrived At School, Veteran Officer Credited With Making The DifferencePhiladelphia Police are crediting a veteran officer with helping protect children from exposure to a deadly drug, when packets of heroin were brought into the school where she is assigned as part of the department's Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) Unit.
Officials: Local First Grader Shows Off What Appears To Be Heroin During School LunchtimeOther students saw what he was doing and told school officials.
What's The Ideal Amount Of Time Spent On Homework? Research Might Have The AnswerKids have claimed to be drowning in a sea of homework for decades, but a new study seems to have found both the ideal amount and way to do the work for academic success.