"We still face that narrative of, 'There's no arts in the schools,'" said the Philadelphia schools' head of arts education. "But we're the third-largest arts spender in the city, and we have the largest reach. We still see great opportunities to grow and reach more students."
It just got easier to gain entry to the city's career and technical education schools. Officials say it's a move to promote equity; alumni worry their schools will be weakened.
A new contract for Pennsylvania state university faculty will run through June 2019.
Most of the nearly 6,000 students returned to school in Monroe Township on Tuesday after having a week off due to mold.
The Philadelphia School District will keep a Germantown elementary school closed until Wednesday to fix a mold problem discovered last week, the district said Monday.
How a mold problem seen first at one elementary school in Monroe Township, NJ, escalated into a crisis.
In the final stages of cleaning up a mold problem, the John B. Kelly Elementary School will remain closed to staff and students, according to Philadelphia school officials.
The Philadelphia School District said it was closing John B. Kelly Elementary School because it found "traces" of mold. But the Germantown school was plagued with mold and leaky pipes since at least 2015.
He recently released his first album in eight years.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - A professor can proceed with his federal lawsuit against a Pennsylvania university that fired him after he posted a satirical video depicting its administrators as Nazis.
Testing results could be back from labs as early as Friday, according to the task force.
"In the past, people would say, 'It would be nice to have more black men in the classroom,' but now there's research, and there's a sense of urgency around the issues," said Sharif El-Mekki, principal of Mastery Charter School-Shoemaker.
Betsy Levy Paluck receives $625,000 spread out over five years, no strings attached. So do the 23 other winners, who include artists, historians, and scientists.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Former Vice President Joe Biden, speaking to students at Rutgers University on Thursday, defended college sexual assault guidelines he helped champion that recently were relaxed by the Trump administration.