Phila. Schools Dismiss Early Again Due To Heat; Some Persevere For GraduationsThe nine city public schools with graduation ceremonies planned for today had the option of remaining open past noon for the ceremonies.
Masterman High School Students Stage 'Die-In' To Protest Lack of Grand Jury Indictments of Police OfficersThe 4½-minute protest was to symbolize the 4½ hours that the body of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was left lying in the street in Ferguson, Mo., after he was shot to death by a police officer.
At Masterman School, Students Continue Raking In Achievement AwardsDespite the turmoil surrounding the Philadelphia school district's budget crisis, one of its top high schools has reason again to celebrate.
For Masterman School's New Principal, It's Back to the FutureThe new principal at Masterman, a magnet school (grades 5-12) in Philadelphia, is no stranger to the place: she was once a student there.
Decaying North Philadelphia Hotel May Become a Super-Sized SchoolDeveloper Eric Blumenfeld is reported to be looking at the Divine Lorraine Hotel, on North Broad Street, as a shared-campus site for four Philadelphia high schools.
Philadelphia Teacher To Run 100 Miles For School Funding A Philadelphia teacher plans to run about 100 miles to the state Capitol to stress the need for school funding.