• November 17, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    Fine idea, flawed execution — our approach to testing deserves an 'F'

    Sometimes a perfectly reasonable idea, if carried out badly, ends up seeming dumb. I speak, of course, of the push to use standardized tests to hold ...
  • November 14, 2014

    Drexel president John Fry to chair Wolf's transition team

    Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has tapped Drexel University President John Fry to chair his transition team.
  • November 14, 2014

    Reporter's Roundtable: Sell PGW or not? Depends on what hearing you attended.

    On this week's Reporter's Roundtable, Dave Heller gets the view from two very different hearings on the sale of Philadelphia Gas Works from ...
  • November 14, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Cyber crimes top list of Americans' fears

    Crime was not a major concern in last week's midterm elections. Let's see where the issue ranks in the minds of Americans with Frank Newport...
  • November 14, 2014

    Hundreds turn out to take a spin on Philly's new ice skating rink [photos]

    For the first time in four decades, people can ice skate in downtown Philadelphia.
  • November 13, 2014

    Giving a notable ancient Egyptian queen her due

    When Egyptologists gather this weekend in Philadelphia, the spotlight will shine on the first female pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, some 4,000 years ago...
  • November 13, 2014

    Philly man charged by corrupt cops has home seized by city

    The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office has amassed millions of dollars through property seized via civil asset forfeiture.
  • November 13, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Could there be a link between artificial turf and cancer?

    Millions of old tires are ground up and sprinked on artifical fields each year. Is the practice safe?
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