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.
It’s a sweet deal for public school superintendents, and it’s all paid for by your taxes.
A new report finds New Jersey’s high school graduation rate is relatively high, and the number of “dropout factory” schools is shrinking.
Both the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the School District of Philadelphia announced their schools would be closed due to the weather.
New research out of Harvard reveals not calling schools off for a snow day might be more detrimental to students than canceling school for the weather.
The School District of Philadelphia will be open Thursday but officials want parents to be aware of challenges students may face getting to and from school.
New Jersey students have again scored among the top in the nation in standardized tests often used to compare states’ education systems.
Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has donated 500 computers to schools and the recreation department in his hometown of Philadelphia.
A Philadelphia city councilman wants to force members of the School Reform Commission to take a public stand on the city’s controversial 10-year property tax abatement, a tax break that costs the school district millions.
Philadelphia public schools have been open for a month now and there is no solution to the district’s budget crisis.
A Philadelphia man has been jailed on charges he made calls from a suburban Pittsburgh hotel room threatening to kill police officers, which prompted a brief lockdown of nearby schools.
New Jersey is considering requiring at least a “B” average in college for most aspiring teachers.
Students greeted Governor Chris Christie at the R. T. Cream School in Camden on Tuesday morning, where he was joined by Camden Mayor Dana Redd and new superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard.
The superintendent of Philadelphia’s troubled school system says he can’t open city schools next month without another $50 million in funding.