Back To School

Back To School

From A to Z: Your Guide For Heading Back To School

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 11:34 AM EDT

Settlement Reached in Beard-Length Lawsuit

Settlement Reached in Beard-Length Lawsuit

The U.S. Department of Justice reached a settlement with the Philadelphia School district over a religious discrimination lawsuit filed earlier this year.

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 10:59 PM EDT

Cash-Strapped Philly Schools Open

Cash-Strapped Philly Schools Open

The troubled city school system opened three new high schools Monday in an effort to show that officials are committed to innovating and boosting achievement despite fewer resources and the specter of massive...

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 07:59 AM EDT

From Paper to Paper Towels; Extra Expenses Added for Students

From Paper to Paper Towels; Extra Expenses Added for Students

Philadelphia public school students are being asked to bring supplies for both their desk and the classroom.

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 06:46 AM EDT

Philly Students, Parents Celebrate Last Days of Summer

Philly Students, Parents Celebrate Last Days of Summer

Although Philadelphia school won't be back in session for another week, students and parents celebrated the long weekend with back-to-school parties and barbecues.

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 05:40 PM EDT

Time to Get Back-To-School

Time to Get Back-To-School

Back-to-school is a time of excitement and jitters. Plan for a successful school year.

Monday, Sep 9, 2013 at 12:10 PM EDT

School's Back in Session Amid Budget Woes

School's Back in Session Amid Budget Woes

The hustle and bustle of the school year officially gets underway today for thousands of students in the city even as a budget crisis continues.

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