Education

  • September 30, 2016

    Philly's school test scores largely flat in second year of tougher PSSAs

    Standardized test scores for Philadelphia’s public school students remained largely flat in 2016, though high school students made some noteworthy pro...
  • September 29, 2016

    WHYY/WURD youth forum pushes education as solution to thorny problems

    Youth gathered last night for a forum at WHYY said they are pushing to get involved in civic life early because they are worried what the country will...
  • September 28, 2016

    Penn Alexander in Philadelphia wins major national education award

    The Penn Alexander School in West Philadelphia has been called many things since it opened in 2001: success story, ground breaker, gentrifier. Now it...
  • September 28, 2016 |  Off Mic

    First lady stumps for youth vote in Philly [photos]

    If you don't see a presidential candidate or someone from the first family in the Philly area this fall, you aren't trying. First lady Mich...
  • September 27, 2016

    Biden rallies students for Hillary Clinton at Drexel appearance [photos]

    Six weeks out from the election, Vice President Joe Biden held a rally in West Philadelphia Tuesday to get people registered to vote.
  • September 26, 2016

    One year after substitute teacher crisis, Philly schools see improvement with new contractor

    The distict's substitute teacher fill rates are way up from last year, but only a smidge higher than they were before Philly outsourced the servi...
  • September 23, 2016

    New Jersey community college limits access to other colleges

    A community college in New Jersey is limiting four-year schools on-campus contact with its students.
  • September 23, 2016

    Gov. Wolf visits Philly to talk education funding, tout record

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf visited Baldi Middle School in Northeast Philadelphia Thursday to tout increases in education funding and push for more.
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