1,000 Students Still Don't Know When They Will Return To Class After 2 Philadelphia Schools Closed Due To AsbestosAt district town hall meetings within the last 24 hours, parents and students shot down initial ideas for alternate school locations at South Philadelphia and Strawberry Mansion High Schools.
Parents, Teachers Outraged With Philadelphia School District's Handling Of Asbestos Inside Benjamin Franklin High School, Science Leadership AcademyBenjamin Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy have been closed for one week due to asbestos.
2 Philadelphia Schools To Remain Closed Indefinitely Due To Asbestos ConcernsA walk-through of the building shared by the two schools led to the uncovering of asbestos in ductwork in the boiler room last week.
Two Philadelphia Schools To Be Closed For Rest Of Week Due To Asbestos ConcernsBenjamin Franklin High School and the Science Leadership Academy share a building in Spring Garden.
Hundreds Of Students To Miss At Least Two Days Of School After Asbestos Discovered In BuildingStudents at Benjamin Franklin High School and the Science Leadership Academy remain out of the classroom after asbestos was discovered in the building.
Science Leadership Academy Installs Book Vending Machine Featuring Student AuthorsWith fatty, salty junk food in disfavor, students at Science Leadership Academy are filling their vending machine with food... for thought.
Philadelphia Principal Wins “Rising Star” Award One of Philadelphia's most prominent principals has another feather in his cap.
Philadelphia School Featured In Book About Positive Education PracticesThe book "Deeper Learning" cites 8 schools that are "transforming education," Including a school in Philly.
Philadelphia Principal Finds Teaching As Important As LearningContinuing education in all of its forms is important to teachers. If we expect students to be willing to learn from us, we have to present ourselves as learners as well.
Local Educator Wants Philly Pro Teams To Underwrite School AthleticsChris Lehmann, the principal of Science Leadership Academy, has launched an online petition calling on Philadelphia's professional sports teams to fill the financial gap that could mean the end of scholastic sports.
President Obama To Speak At Philadelphia High School’s GraduationHigh school seniors at Philadelphia's Science Leadership Academy will be getting a special visitor around the time of graduation.