Education

Odd News

Penn commencement speaker explains why failure is like farting

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Education

N.J. principal apologizes to black students for 1776 prom theme

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Education

See which Philly-area law school grads are getting jobs – and which aren't

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Politics

GOP guv candidate to meet with Milton Street about 'electronic bingo' school-funding idea

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A commitment to civic engagement led this student to a successful career

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Education

Michelle Obama to Philly students: 'We need you to be successful'

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Education

Abington foundation to vote Tuesday on pledge agreement with $25 million donor Schwarzman

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Courts

Family sues Upper Dublin School District, alleging discrimination against disabled son

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Controversy

Penn Law professor Amy Wax's marriage stance draws new wave of criticism

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Sponsored

How civic engagement helped shape this law student’s career track

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Schools

No, Pennsylvania students won't have to pass a citizenship test to graduate

Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg

Education

Before and after: Abington's pledge agreement with Stephen A. Schwarzman

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Education

Philly teacher's poetry takes aim at PSSA tests

Tested Out Poetry Book Jesse Gottschalk

Education

Michelle Obama coming to Philly for College Signing Day

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Schools

Abington School District 'deeply sorry,' breaks down plan for $25 million gift

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Good News

Thanks to the kindness of strangers, Philly teen heading to Rome this weekend

Kareem goes to Rome

Research

Vaccine denial – 'a big problem' – among topics at weeklong Penn Teach-In

Vaccination rates

Controversy

Tenured Penn Law professor's duties pared after belittling remarks about black students

University of Pennsylvania campus

Education

Disney celebrates 'Black Panther' success by funding STEM program in Philly, beyond

"Black Panther" trailer

Donald Trump

Lehigh University teaching staff wants to rescind Trump’s honorary degree

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Opinion

School bored: Offer to serve Philadelphia students goes unanswered

Carroll - School District of Philadelphia

Neighborhoods

Report ranks two Philly neighborhoods in America's top 10 most gentrified ZIP codes

Northern Liberties Home Outside

Mural Arts Philadelphia

Photos: New mural will celebrate the life of Octavius V. Catto in South Philly

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Religion

Another suburban Philly school district to close for Hindu holiday

Diwali_celebration

Education

Abington High School receives record $25 million gift for STEM facility

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Odd News

Pennsylvania teacher apologizes after 'Hiliar Clinton' joke

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Opinion

Freeholder director: Camden continues to rise

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Eagles

Lane Johnson selling Eagles underdog T-shirts to benefit Philly schools

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Education

Ex-Drexel prof behind 'white genocide' tweet gets appointment at NYU

Drexel George Ciccariello-Maher

Medicine

Rosemont, Drexel partnership leads way to new nursing program

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Education

These two Philly-area universities rank highest for online education programs

St Thomas of Villanova Church

Opinion

Supermarket cupcakes win, kids lose when teachers don't have enough prep time

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Education

Jersey Shore woman named finalist for National Teacher of the Year

Amy Andersen Ocean City Teacher

Education

Wolf: Philadelphia schools will officially return to local control

Carroll - School District of Philadelphia

Holidays

Philly high school students are selling 'jawnaments' for Christmas

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Labor

Pennsylvania establishes new statewide apprenticeship program

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Education

Philly to take control of its schools after SRC votes to disband

School District of Philadelphia headquarters

Education

Report: Mayor Kenney planning speech on future of Philadelphia schools

Mayor Jim Kenney; Thom Carroll photo

Education

Report: Pa. ranks near worst in U.S. for well-being of minority children

Education

New Camden program promises residents free education – and a health care job

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Education

Haverford College develops aid initiative to benefit first-generation, low-income students

Education

Penn TA says she calls on black women first; incites critics, supporters and Nazi trolls

Carroll - University of Pennsylvania

Sponsored

25 years ago, a $100M gift changed higher education — and giving

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Social Media

Chester County students engrave pumpkins with swastikas, racist symbols

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Eagles

Eagles' Chris Long to donate all of 2017 salary to charity

Opinion

A student’s call to all universities: the liability of 'probable' sexual assault

Escapes

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