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New SAT: The Essay Portion To Become Optional

Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.

03/05/2014

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Camden City School District Makes Schedule Changes Due To Snow Days

District schools will now be in session for students and staff from April 21-25, which had been scheduled as Spring Break.

03/05/2014

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Some Students Miss Out On President’s Day Holiday To Make Up For Snow Days

President’s Day usually means school is out, but today students are up early and in class, whether they like it or not.

02/17/2014

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Superintendent Hite Introduces New Action Plan To Turn Around Philadelphia Public Schools

For Dr. William Hite, the goals are researched, proven and interconnected, at the top 100 percent college or career readiness.

02/17/2014

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Local College Offers Students A Place To Design & Create Mobile Apps

By Ian Bush PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–Drexel has cut the ribbon on a space for students to design and create a hot commodity: mobile apps. You don’t have to be a programming whiz to make it in […]

01/19/2014

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3 Officers Injured Breaking Up Fight In Oxford Circle

Three police officers were injured after trying to break up an afterschool fight in Northeast Philadelphia. Five students are now in police custody.

01/16/2014

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President Obama Committed To Helping Low-Income Students Get Into College

President Barack Obama spent Thursday meeting with university presidents around the country, asking for an expansion in access to higher education.

01/16/2014

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Most Support Governor Christie’s Push To Extend The School Day

Educators in one of state and even nation’s top school districts have found high student achievement means extending the boundaries of the school day.

01/15/2014

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Gladwyne Elementary To Dismiss Early Due To Power Outage

Gladwyne Elementary School in Lower Merion will close early today due to a power outage.

01/06/2014

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Sexual Assault Survivor Creates Program To Help Students Deal With Difficult Situation

A woman raped 23 years ago as a college freshman has turned her life around and is now speaking to professionals who handle sexual assault cases.

12/14/2013

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Princeton Vaccine Reaches 90 Percent Of Eligible

Princeton University officials say more than 90 percent of the eligible students and staff received a meningitis vaccine this week as part of the university’s effort to halt an outbreak.

12/13/2013

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Brotherly Love: A Little Help for Little Brothers

Seniors without family or friends can have an especially tough time at the holidays. So a group of Wharton students stepped in to give some of them their own party.

11/26/2013

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NJ Students Again Score High On National Test

New Jersey students have again scored among the top in the nation in standardized tests often used to compare states’ education systems.

11/07/2013

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Temple University Has New Plans For Its Library

Temple University is working on a new master plan for the library after the old plan was discarded due to enrollment.

11/03/2013

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Parents And Public School Advocates Voice Their Displeasure With School District’s Plans

Parents and public school advocates say they’re not at all pleased with the School District’s plans for $45 million dollars recently released by Governor Corbett and they gave City Council an earful this past week.

11/03/2013

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