Back To School

Back To School

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

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 at 12:13 PM EDT

Significant Changes Coming to GED Test

Significant Changes Coming to GED Test

Pennsylvania is about to replace its GED diploma exam with a new test that's considered to be tougher and a better way to measure college and career preparation.

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 at 09:52 AM EDT

New Leader Named for Pa. University System

New Leader Named for Pa. University System

University executive and former Florida lieutenant governor Frank Brogan was named the new chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, which oversees 14 state-owned universities.

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 at 12:06 PM EDT

Philly Schools Get a Bit of Good News

Philly Schools Get a Bit of Good News

The School District of Philadelphia intends to use $33 million in confirmed funds to rehire 220 secretaries, one for each school, and 66 music instructors, thereby completely restoring the Class Itinerant Music...

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 11:05 AM EDT

Trash-talking Banned at High School Games

Trash-talking Banned at High School Games

New Jersey high school athletes who talk trash could find their teams penalized and themselves under investigation by the state Civil Rights Division.

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 at 09:37 AM EDT

Cage-Free Eggs Cost College Students

Cage-Free Eggs Cost College Students

Cage-free eggs are going to cost area college students if they eat them or not.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 at 12:20 PM EDT

Easing Back To School Jitters

Easing Back To School Jitters

For students of any age, going back to school can be a scary thing -- for parents, it can be even scarier.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 at 03:00 PM EDT

Princeton Schools Mandating Helmets for Soccer, Lacrosse, Field Hockey

Princeton Schools Mandating Helmets for Soccer, Lacrosse, Field Hockey

Parents and coaches hope that will reduce the risk for concussions.

Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 at 09:22 AM EDT

Female Teachers Sue Over Alleged Pay Discrimination

Female Teachers Sue Over Alleged Pay Discrimination

18 current and former female teachers are suing a western Pa. school district, claiming they make 10-percent less than male teachers.

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 at 08:58 AM EDT

Rutgers' Iconic Grease Trucks Booted from Longtime Lot

Rutgers' Iconic Grease Trucks Booted from Longtime Lot

The grease trucks that have sold calorie-laden so-called "fat" sandwiches for years will be displaced from Lot 8 on College Avenue in New Brunswick to make room for student housing.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 at 11:34 AM EDT

What Not to Buy a College Freshman

What Not to Buy a College Freshman

When it comes to preparing for college, some families send a freshman off with everything from dorm decorations to a new car. NBC 7's Consumer Bob talks with a college planner about what's necessary and...

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