New Jersey moves to strengthen Black history education mandates

"Black history is history and it’s a history that everybody should know," Ebele Azikiwe, 12, of Cherry Hill on a bill to require schools to teach about the contributions of African Americans.

Wharton 2020 MBAs earned an average of $150,000 salaries after graduation

Wharton was first among America’s top-tier MBA programs to release 2020 salary data, as Ivy League rivals Harvard, Stamford, Columbia, MIT and Dartmouth have only 2019 data available.

Wharton 2020 MBAs earned an average of $150,000 salaries after graduation

Wharton was first among America’s top-tier MBA programs to release 2020 salary data, as Ivy League rivals Harvard, Stamford, Columbia, MIT and Dartmouth have only 2019 data available.

4 school closures in 10 years: This family has been hit especially hard by shrinking Catholic schools

The Yevoli’s plight might seem extraordinary, but probably not rare. U.S. Catholic school enrollment has been plummeting for decades, from more than 5 million in the 1960s to 1.7 million this year.

4 school closures in 10 years: This family has been hit especially hard by shrinking Catholic schools

The Yevoli’s plight might seem extraordinary, but probably not rare. U.S. Catholic school enrollment has been plummeting for decades, from more than 5 million in the 1960s to 1.7 million this year.

Philly’s Black-led charter schools are treated unfairly, new group says

“Our schools have collectively dealt with racism, inequity and biases when it comes to our schools’ oversight, expansion and renewal opportunities,” said Naomi Johnson Booker, a leader of the group.

Philly’s Black-led charter schools are treated unfairly, new group says

“Our schools have collectively dealt with racism, inequity and biases when it comes to our schools’ oversight, expansion and renewal opportunities,” said Naomi Johnson Booker, a leader of the group.
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University of the Arts faculty in Philadelphia have voted to unionize

UArts professors, most of whom are adjuncts, said they wanted to unionize to fight for job security, better pay, and a voice in university decisions.

Thanksgiving lessons in U.S. schools have jettisoned Pilgrim hats and added conflict and injustice

More U.S. schools are rethinking traditional Thanksgiving lessons that focus on the English settlers but teach little about Native Americans.

Penn student who aged out of foster care wins prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

Though overjoyed by the prestigious academic achievement, Mackenzie Fierceton said: “I would trade all of this to have been adopted and have a family."

Montgomery County judge denies parents’ effort to stop health board’s order to shut down schools; another lawsuit filed

Shortly after Judge Richard Haaz denied the parents’ petition, another lawsuit was filed challenging merits of the shutdown order and alleging violations of due process and equal protection rights.

Former Philly charter school official charged with embezzlement

Darnell Smith, the former CFO of Khepera Charter School, misused hundreds of thousands of dollars while earning a six-figure salary, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Friday.

Hallahan students walk out in protest of plans to close the historic Catholic girls’ school in Philadelphia

The Center City demonstration came a day after archdiocesean officials announced that Hallahan, along with Bishop McDevitt High School in Wyncote, would close by the end of the 2020-21 school year.

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College students are getting tested before returning home for Thanksgiving to ensure they don’t take the coronavirus with them

Colleges are offering COVID-19 tests to students before they go home for Thanksgiving, but they are also recommending avoiding large gatherings, social distancing, handwashing and quarantining.

Teaching music over Zoom is hard, but Drexel app makes it easier for Philly high school students

Music teachers realized It is hard enough to guide one musician over Zoom. When multiple people try to perform in unison, with delay upon delay across every connection, it is worthless.

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The fight over Montgomery County’s school closure is a microcosm of debates playing out across the country as families brace for the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Daniel McGinley, longtime Philadelphia educator and union chief, dies at 88

“He saw education as the great equalizer,” Mr. McGinley's daughter Nancy McGinley said. “It transformed my family.”

Penn board vice chair Scott L. Bok will replace David L. Cohen as chairman in July

Taking his place will be board Vice Chair Scott L. Bok, an alumnus and investment banker who lives in New York City and has served on the board since 2005.

Two more Catholic high schools closing: Hallahan, McDevitt to shut in June

John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School in Center City and Bishop McDevitt High School in Wyncote will shut at the end of the 2020-21 school year.

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