With some schools in southeastern Pennsylvania closed for a week now due to Hurricane Sandy, spokesmen say state legislative leaders would consider relaxing the 180-day requirement for affected school districts.
State education officials say students will be returning to classes Monday in many New Jersey schools that were shuttered by the superstorm.
School Boards Association spokesman Frank Belluscio says the districts need to hold classes Nov. 8 and 9 to get to the required 180 for the year.
Halloween is a little more than one week away, but students here at Schuylkill Elementary aren’t planning their classroom costumes.
Do those permission slips you sign to allow a school to take your child on a field trip mean you can’t sue the school when something goes wrong?
Terry Dougherty is a hero to the troops and their children. The South Jersey teacher has gathered a small army of volunteers to help military children do well in school.
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CBS New York is reporting that numerous school officials and teachers have been suspended from a northern New Jersey school district after state investigators said they helped or encouraged students to cheat on standardized.
The Philadelphia School Partnership has commitments of $52 million toward its goal of $100 million to help expand opportunities at schools it says are doing it right — whether they are public, private or charter.
Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
The Pennsylvania House has given preliminary approval to legislation that would create a new rating system for teachers, principals and non-teaching professionals.
Two measures aimed at stopping employers and schools from asking for social media passwords have been approved by the New Jersey Assembly.
High school graduation rates are lower in many New Jersey school districts because of a switch in the way the state computes dropouts, according to state education officials.
Students, parents and alumni gathered for a rally in South Philadelphia’s Pennsport neighborhood Thursday night in support of two Catholic schools set to close.
Both sides will be back before a federal judge today as the Chester Upland School District seeks a court order for more state funding to stave off a financial crisis.