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.
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.