Dec. 2, 2013 12:30 pm
After years of dismal scores on college-placement AP exams, Northeast High changed its programming, added edtech software, tablets and set new goals. What followed was new buy in from teachers, parents and students and much better scores.
Nov. 12, 2013 9:30 am
Those behind the site, including education nonprofit Philadelphia Schools Partnership, say it's an effort to streamline a complicated admissions process, but others say it feels like a move toward less school choice for families.
Nov. 4, 2013 9:00 am
Three hundred laptops will go to eight schools and 200 desktops will go to 27 recreation centers.
Oct. 31, 2013 10:30 am
The course recently completed and though still processing its impact, course instructor Dr. Darin Kapanjie, managing director of Fox Online and Digital Learning, said he was struck the similarities between the free distance learning class and other students.
Oct. 23, 2013 10:30 am
Nutter launched the campaign in early September to raise money for supplies for city schools with a goal of $500,000 by Oct. 15. Last-minute funds came through after Oct. 15, which pushed the campaign past its goal.
Oct. 18, 2013 10:11 am
Drexel University Online will no longer be a for-profit venture, Drexel University said this week, as it announced its hiring of Susan Aldridge as its first Senior Vice President of Online Learning. Aldridge will also serve as the president of Drexel University Online.
Oct. 16, 2013 12:30 pm
The String Theory School, which operates two middle schools in addition to this new high school, places emphasis on content creation, not fact regurgitation. The school has also taken a page out of the “university” handbook by having students select a major in addition to their daily classes.
Oct. 11, 2013 12:30 pm
The complaints range from "overcrowded classrooms, closed libraries, limited access to nurses [to a] lack of counselors," according to a Daily News report.