Ante el peligro inminente de más despidos de maestros, menos recursos y un mayor número de estudiantes por clase en el Distrito Escolar de Filadelfia, el alcalde Michael Nutter y el senador estatal Anthony Williams aplaudieron los esfuerzos partidarios que han permitido el avance de la propuesta SB 944.
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University of Pennsylvnia has been opening its doors on Tuesdays throughout the summer for academic lectures during the World Cafe's happy hour.
As Philadelphia schools lose support staff, the district discovered that more students need support than previously thought — one in five high school students have been through child services, the criminal justice system or both.
A Los Angeles judge ruled that teacher tenure violates students' rights to education, a ruling that could impact cities like Philadelphia with powerful teachers' unions.
The Computer Science Collaboration between Julia de Burgos elementary school and Villanova University, partners eighth graders with faculty and undergraduates who specialize in computer sciences. Currently running in its 16th year, the program allowed de Brugos students to visit the campus and receive training on computer viruses, hardware, software and source code.
the first time, the University of California has admitted more in-state
Latino students into their freshman class than whites.
In a majority of states, daycare costs more than college, causing many women and some men to choose to stay at home rather then pay thousands a year for child care.
New organization, the Caucus of Working Educators, has launched a website that gives teachers a platform to reveal the true conditions of Philadelphia school in solidarity.
Last year, 30,000 students across the country took the Advanced Placement computer science test. In 22 states, there were no Latina students. In eight there were no Latinos altogether.