A Philadelphia-based non-profit that provides after school programs in nearly a dozen public schools got a $900,000 boost this week.
The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Camden wants a group of experts to map out the future of church based education in South Jersey.
Teachers, joined by parents and students, gathered outside Philadelphia school district headquarters in Spring Garden.
A company running several local charter schools is reversing the trend of removing nurses from schools.
Chickie’s and Pete’s is holding a month-long fundraiser in an effort to help students in the Philadelphia schools.
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.