A New Jersey school district will wash and fold students’ clothes to keep kids in class

At Pinelands Regional Junior High School in Ocean County, a recently installed laundry is meeting a need for students and the community. The Legacy Center is the latest project in an initiative to reduce bullying of kids who may not have access to a laundry or clean clothes for school.

A New Jersey school district will wash and fold students’ clothes to keep kids in class

At Pinelands Regional Junior High School in Ocean County, a recently installed laundry is meeting a need for students and the community. The Legacy Center is the latest project in an initiative to reduce bullying of kids who may not have access to a laundry or clean clothes for school.

Philly charter backed by electrical workers’ union abandons plan for new school in South Kensington

Philadelphia Electrical and Technology Charter High School “is no longer pursuing” the proposal for a new $21.1 million classroom building at the North American Street lot, the school's chief executive said.

Philly charter backed by electrical workers’ union abandons plan for new school in South Kensington

Philadelphia Electrical and Technology Charter High School “is no longer pursuing” the proposal for a new $21.1 million classroom building at the North American Street lot, the school's chief executive said.

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Rutgers-Camden’s first black female chancellor is stepping aside after six years

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The new Miss West Chester University picked homelessness as her platform. She knows it firsthand.

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Lawyer for ex-Temple frat prez tells jury the word ‘no’ has ‘shades of gray.’ Prosecutor says ‘no shade of gray’ when women don’t want sex.

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With finances growing tighter, state universities told to cut back on adjuncts, combine underenrolled programs

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Parents, teachers push Gov. Tom Wolf to declare Philadelphia schools a ‘disaster’ area due to asbestos

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Colleges targeted by white supremacists include Penn, Bryn Mawr, and Rutgers, ADL says

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Pa. Gov. Wolf and the horse industry clash over his plan to divert money for student loan relief

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Two Widener students create a tool to help their peers find mental-health resources

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Deptford High seniors are getting a jump start on college life

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Two more Philly schools closed Thursday and Friday because of asbestos

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