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What You Need To Know About The New School Year

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 11:56 AM EDT

First Day of School: Budget Concerns Still Plague District

First Day of School: Budget Concerns Still Plague District

As the first day of school for all of Philadelphia's public and parochial schools started Monday, budget difficulties still loom, causing great concern for Superintendent William Hite. NBC10's Matt Delucia...

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, Aug 19, 2014 at 11:08 AM EDT

Attacks Aside, Common Core Survives Across U.S.

Attacks Aside, Common Core Survives Across U.S.

Is the Common Core on its way in — or out? Proponents and opponents are so sharply divided that an assessment of the standards’ prospects depends on whom you ask.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 10:56 AM EDT

Can You Answer Common Core Test Questions?

Can You Answer Common Core Test Questions?

Two consortiums, PARCC and Smarter Balanced, are providing assessments for the Common Core