Democratic Phila. mayoral hopefuls battle over education

published Wed, Mar 25 2015 00:35 GMT
Five Democratic mayoral hopefuls agree on one thing: City schools badly need fixing. On Tuesday night, they offered up ideas - and occasional sharp words ... more

Stockton University's deal to convert Showboat in jeopardy

published Tue, Mar 24 2015 18:23 GMT
Stockton University's transformation of the shuttered Showboat casino property into an "island campus" in Atlantic City - touted as a game-changer for the embattled local ... more

Penn State president panned for anti-war activist's visit

published Tue, Mar 24 2015 15:54 GMT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania State University's president is getting a raft of criticism from lawmakers angry over an on-campus appearance by a co-founder of ... more

State says school official made 'questionable payments'

published Tue, Mar 24 2015 08:45 GMT
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A state report says a New Jersey school district administrator made "questionable payments" to himself and another employee.

Service animals allowed on New Jersey school buses

published Tue, Mar 24 2015 07:25 GMT
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Students with disabilities are now allowed to bring service animals on school buses in New Jersey.

Broadway star appears, and Council Rocks

published Tue, Mar 24 2015 00:35 GMT
Libby Tofig was emoting her heart out as she belted a song of pain and rejection called "Still Hurting," when the music teacher interrupted.