Philadelphia School Violence Report Reveals Mixed Bag Of ResultsBreaking down the numbers from this week's "persistently dangerous" schools report shows the overall rate of violent incidents was down slightly last year over the year before. But morals offenses were up 38 percent.
Stigall Show Log 4.17.12Chris recounts his experience at the Mitt Romney/Tea Party event last night at the Franklin Institute. He details Newt Gingrich's visit to the St. Louis Zoo and the end of Blue Dog Democrats. He also talks to Secretary of the Commonwealth, Carol Aichele, about the new Voter ID Law.
Sexual Harassment In Schools A new study by the American Association of University Women found that 48% of students, 7-12th grade, experienced verbal, physical or online sexual harassment at school during the last school year.
South Philly H.S. Students Take On School Violence With TheatreA group of students at South Philadelphia High School has taken an unusual approach to combatting the interracial violence that rocked the school two years ago: they wrote a play about it.
3 Boys Charged In West Philadelphia Elementary School AssaultThree boys are facing charges stemming from a reported sex assault at a Philadelphia elementary school.
Nutter Responds To Doomsayers As Strawberry Mansion H.S. Faces ConsolidationMayor Michael Nutter and other officials toured a North Philadelphia high school on Monday, to look at its security -- on the same day a newspaper article suggested that things there could get a lot tougher.
<i>Analysis</i>: The Speculation About Schools Superintendent Arlene AckermanThis past week Philadelphia schools Superintendent Arlene Ackerman was notably missing from a School Reform Commission meeting leading to speculation that she is on her way out.
<em>Report: </em> Philadelphia Schoolkids Hampered By In-School ConflictsConflicts among racial and ethnic groups keep Philadelphia students from learning, according to a report being released this afternoon by the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations.
Nutter Wants Safer SchoolsMayor Nutter convened the first meeting of the Commission on Safe Schools, saying kids can't learn if they don't feel safe.
Another Hearing On School Violence Held In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia's Commission on Human Relations held the ninth in a series of 11 hearings on school violence Wednesday afternoon.