All Pocono Mountain School District schools will be closed on Thursday, according to a statement on the school district’s website.
Childhood obesity is a major public health concern, but new research shows something as simple as changing a child’s desk could help them avoid becoming overweight.
“It seems pretty unenviable it would move,” says Terry Quinlan, the supervisor of health services for the Lower Merion School District.
Seven Philadelphia School District parents have alleged in a lawsuit that the Pennsylvania Department of Education violated its obligation to investigate allegations of curriculum deficiencies in the schools.
It’s the first day of the school year and already, dozens of parents are furious with Lindenwold Public Schools because they say their kids are expected to walk a potentially dangerous route to school.
The cash-strapped Philadelphia School District will lay off 17 central office employees as part of an elimination of 81 positions at school district headquarters.
Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.
A group is preparing legal action, to try to force the state to address shortcomings at Philadelphia public schools.
“We withdrew that because we’re in conversations now with SEPTA, and we’re trying to find a way to resolve this issue,” Hite explained.
There are plenty of parents who want their school aged children to go to a good school with better student outcomes than the one in which they actually live. This may be illegal.
Dom Giordano spoke with Nathan Benefield from the Commonwealth Foundation about the organization’s opposition to a cigarette tax in Philadelphia to help fund city schools.
The US Supreme Court says students who want to participate in extracurricular activities may be subject to random drug tests.
The state budget crisis is in full swing as a new Franklin and Marshall College poll is released by Terry Madonna, talk about timing.
In something of a surprise move, the state Senate Monday night approved an amendment that would enact the cigarette tax for Philadelphia schools. Mayor Michael Nutter celebrated the moment.
Dom Giordano spoke with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.