Education

  • July 25, 2017

    XPrize finalists for best literacy app to test ideas in Philly, Dallas and L.A.

    Philadelphia will be the proving ground for a series of apps designed to help adult learners become fully literate.
  • July 25, 2017

    Gov. Carney opens school bidding for smaller 'opportunity grants'

    Delaware is now accepting bids by schools to receive part of a $1 million fund to help disadvantaged students. A Wilmington group wanted $5 million ju...
  • July 24, 2017

    Scientists and game designers show you what it's like to be HIV

    Ever wonder what it feels like to be a virus? Earlier this summer, video game artists and scientists at Drexel University released a mobile game wher...
  • July 22, 2017

    Pennsylvania's budget impasse is blocking state-related universities from receiving funding

    More than a half a billion dollars is being held up for the four "state-related" schools, Penn State, Temple, Lincoln universities and Unive...
  • July 21, 2017

    Pa. House's $2B no-new-taxes revenue plan could be tough sell

    The thorny question of where to find $2 billion will dominate the upcoming weekend session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
  • July 21, 2017

    Focusing awareness, understanding on helping traumatized kids heal

    The goal is a lofty one — to transform the city of Philadelphia. Organizers of Greater Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference are going about it one ...
  • July 20, 2017

    Philly tapping into 'Minecraft' to build up long-term funding for schools

    This September, as many as 2,000 young gamers will flock to University of The Sciences in West Philadelphia for what's being billed as the larges...
  • July 20, 2017

    Carney vetoes bill to expand Newark Charter's preference zone but exclude Wilmington kids

    Gov. John Carney vetoed a bill Thursday that would remove the five-mile radius for enrollment preference at Delaware charter schools.
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