Education

AG Shapiro sues Lincoln U.’s trustees over president’s ouster

In the lawsuit, the AG’s office asks the court to declare the board of trustees’ vote “invalid” and nullify any actions that would result from the vote.

Pa.’s cyber-charter schools are flourishing, not failing — before, during, and after COVID-19 |...

Any discussion comparing the value of traditional and cyber-charter schools can never be a straight apples-to-apples comparison

I’m a former teacher: Returning to in-person classes is risky and wrong | Lloyd...

Whether full time or in stages or phases, by scaffolding, or via any other designation school boards have chosen, suffering will ensue. 

State pushes hybrid school week as COVID-19 cases surge

The Thursday announcement by Education Secretary Pedro Rivera came one day after the Wolf administration cracked down on nightclubs, bars and restaurants to curb a weeks-long surge in new COVID-19 cases.

COVID-19 in Pa.: If the priority is making sure schools reopen, why didn’t we...

For all its importance, reopening schools still feels like an afterthought. What if we'd treated that like the emergency it actually is?

Philly schools’ reopening plan: Classes 2 days a week, Sept. 2 return date

All district employees, students, guardians, and visitors will be required to perform a daily health screen to assess COVID-19 symptoms.

Fighting through her grief, Duquesne University student’s mother searches for justice | Opinion

A Black mother’s grief is so profound because it validates the fear that most of them have every time their children leave the house.

Philly teachers want district to have plans for COVID-19 testing, distance learning

Philadelphia teachers want the School District of Philadelphia to satisfy nine criteria before schools reopen for in-person instruction.

Pa. AG Shapiro, alumni question Lincoln University’s decision to not renew president’s contract

Board members said why some sought to remove Brenda Allen from her post, or explained why several members were not allowed to vote in the meeting.

West Philly principal named top school principal in the state

Paul Robeson High School for Human Services principal Richard Gordon IV received the 2020 Distinguished Service to Education Award.