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  • April 23, 2014 |  Dave Davies Off Mic

    Candidates compete for the best (and saddest?) story

    It's political season in Pennsylvania, and you may have noticed a lot of campaign ads that focus on sad childhoods and hard luck stories.
  • April 23, 2014

    Love's labor rewarded as winning poems celebrate Bard's birth

    Today, William Shakespeare would have been 450 years old. Sort of.
  • April 23, 2014

    Reimagining the 21st century teacher: Professional development from the bottom up

    Try to find the constant in most schools, and you'll likely end up in the classroom of a veteran teacher. Students come and go – as do principals...
  • April 23, 2014

    Corbett primary rival Guzzardi envisions winning scenario

    The self-professed "nuisance" candidate challenging incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett is reassessing his campaign's viability after a state ju...
  • April 22, 2014

    Poll finds strong Pa. support for increased education funding

    Education groups are touting a poll they say shows voters are more concerned than ever before about adequate funding for Pennsylvania public schools.
  • April 22, 2014 |  Listen

    Earth Day pollution prevention through good housekeeping

    On this 44th Earth Day, the efforts of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and the Philadelphia Water Department are focused in part on the role sm...