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Rally Held In South Philadelphia To Support 2 Schools Slated To Close

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.

02/23/2012

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Chester Upland School Officials, State Education Reps Meet With Judge Today

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.

01/13/2012

Students rally outside St. Hubert's on Monday, January 9, 2011.

St. Hubert’s Students Rally In Support Of Their School

There were streaming tears, shouts and cheers as the ladies of Saint Hubert’s let out their frustration via Monday morning’s rally on the front steps of their high school.

01/09/2012

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Former Chief Of Philadelphia School District Heads North

Philadelphia’s former CEO of the Philadelphia School District has a new job. Paul Vallas is taking over the reins in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

12/24/2011

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers To Update System Of Evaluating Teacher Performance

State lawmakers are wading into the issue of updating Pennsylvania’s system of evaluating teacher performance.

11/06/2011

From left: SRC member Joesph Dworetzky, Acting Superintendent Leroy Nunery, Interim SRC Chair Wendell Pritchett, SRC member Denise McGregor-Armbrister (credit: Mike DeNardo)

SRC Plan To Close Or Consolidate Underused Schools To Be Unveiled This Week

A long-awaited plan to close or consolidate under-used Philadelphia school buildings is being unveiled this week.

10/30/2011

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Workers Continue To Protest Planned Layoffs Within Philadelphia School District

Blue-collar workers at Philadelphia schools are continuing their protest against hundreds of planned layoffs.

10/29/2011

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Philadelphia Catholic High Schools Close Doors Amid Teacher Strike

Back-and-forth negotiations and no agreement has shut the doors of Philadelphia-area Catholic high schools indefinitely on Wednesday.

09/14/2011

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Talks Between Striking Catholic School Teachers And Philadelphia Archdiocese To Resume

Negotiations resume Thursday afternoon between striking high school teachers and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

09/07/2011

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Pennsylvania Budget Signed Minutes Before Deadline

For the first time in nine years, Pennsylvania has a finished budget in place as the new fiscal year dawns. But it went right down to the wire last night.

07/01/2011

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Philadelphia Schools Closing Early Because Of Heat

It’s not even summer yet, and we’re already facing our second heat wave of the year. It’s causing some headaches for some school districts.

06/08/2011

Share Your Thoughts: Galloway Township Homework Changes

Galloway Township schools are considering a change in their homework policy to include a ban on issuing homework over the weekends and on holidays.

05/25/2011

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Watch Segments From The St. Patrick’s Day Parade In Philadelphia

Watch the entire St. Patrick’s Day Parade in segments.

03/13/2011

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Officials See Room For Improvement In NJ Test Scores

New Jersey education officials have released the results of annual standardized tests and they suggest there’s a lot of work to be done to make sure every student in the Garden State gets an equal opportunity to succeed.

01/06/2011

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Group To Examine Future Of Philly Catholic Schools

Cardinal Justin Rigali has announced the names of a 17-member commission that will take a tough look at the future of Catholic schools in the region.

12/07/2010

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