A Torresdale man caused the lockdown of Community College of Philadelphia and two nearby high schools after he allegedly brandished a handgun inside a CCP classroom during an argument with another student, police claim.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, criticized Republican Gov. Tom Corbett for what she sees as his unwillingness to work with the School District of Philadelphia on solutions to its fiscal challenges.
A Northeast High alum has donated computers and other equipment to the school’s Space Research Center, and, meanwhile, fundraising to keep the decades-old after-school science program going are continuing.
Snow days erase school days off
Expansion project will take place over the next two years.
Students receive maritime-themed education in former Stephen A. Douglas High School building.
To bomb or not to bomb?
River Wards parents voice their concerns about the upcoming school year, their likes and dislikes about their kids’ schools, and their thoughts on the public school system — for better or worse.
Fishtown can expect some changes when hundreds more students enroll at the former middle school, which will now include grades 9-12.