Thousands Of Children Left Hungry After Winter Storm Closes Their SchoolsAs many children throughout Philadelphia enjoy that one last sled ride down the Art Museum’s snow covered steps before class resumes Wednesday, advocates say some less fortunate students may be suffering.
Students 'Strike' To Show Support For Philadelphia TeachersUpwards of 200 students stood outside the Philadelphia High School for Creative & Performing Arts in a spirited protest and symbolic 'strike' on Wednesday morning.
Philadelphia's Principals Union Reaches Tentative Agreement On New ContractThe union that represents Philadelphia Public School principals has reached a tentative agreement on a new contract that contains what the union chief calls "serious concessions."
Dom Talks With Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell About ‘People’s History’ In Philly SchoolsCouncilwoman Jannie Blackwell was happy to bring the proposal before City Council, saying, “It’s because it’s such a candid book. Howard Zinn is a person who has been a civil rights fighter during his whole adult life.”
Philadelphia High School Graduation Rates Up 20 Percent In A DecadeThe April-May issue of the <em>Philadelphia Public School Notebook</em> shows graphically where there are large numbers of high school dropouts - in North Philadelphia, in South Philadelphia and a small part of 19127.
Excessive Heat Prompts Early Dismissal At Schools In Philadelphia, South JerseyThe next two days promise to be pretty brutal so school districts in Philadelphia and South Jersey are trying to stay ahead of the curve.