Parents, Teachers Outraged After Asbestos Found In T.M. Peirce Elementary School In North PhiladelphiaThe school district says asbestos was found in pipe insulation in a basement hallway of T.M. Pierce Elementary School.
Benjamin Franklin High School, Science Leadership Academy Closed Tuesday And Wednesday For Asbestos AbatementOfficials say the campus will be closed for abatement and further testing on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Philadelphia Federation Of Teachers Proposes $100 Million Cleanup Of Asbestos, Mold And Lead In More Than 175 SchoolsThe plan would cost $100 million and would take about three to five years to remove all the asbestos from more than 175 schools.
Students In Philadelphia School District Welcome New School Year As Classes BeginSummer break is officially over as a large number of school districts across the region resume classes today.
Philadelphia Special Education Teacher Accused Of Selling Cocaine To Undercover Officer On Multiple Occasions, Police SayThe Philadelphia School District says they have suspended Gock and are cooperating with the investigation.
New App Allows Teachers, Students To Report School Building Issues In Real-TimeThe Philly teacher's union says the goal of the app is to get a faster resolution from the school district when dealing with building issues.
Student Shows Off His Moves During Winter Concert At J.S. Jenks AcademySometimes the music just moves you!
New Report Shows It's Tough To Keep Teachers Long-Term In Philadelphia School DistrictMost people will agree being a teacher is not an easy calling, especially in the Philadelphia School District.
Philadelphia School District To Dismiss Students Early Tuesday And Wednesday Due To Dangerous HeatThe school district announced that students will be dismissed at 1 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Superintendent: Philly Students Should Expect New Optimistic Energy Heading Into School YearFor the first time, Philadelphia public schools will be opening early this year before the Labor Day holiday.
Philadelphia School District Gets $15.6 Million To Improve ConditionsCrews will remove lead paint, mold, and asbestos from 57 buildings in the district.
Philadelphia's School Reform Commission Holds Last Meeting After Voting To Abolish ItselfThe very first one took place on Dec. 28, 2001 after the city reached a deal with the state.
Lindback Foundation Honors Dozens Of Outstanding Philadelphia TeachersFor the last decade, the Lindback Foundation has been recognizing the best Philadelphia School District teachers.
Philadelphia Public, Archdiocesan Schools To Open On 2-Hour Delay ThursdayClass will be back in session Thursday for students in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia School District, Archdiocese Announce All Schools Closed WednesdayThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia School District have announced that all schools will be closed Wednesday due to the impending nor'easter.