Officials in Philly seek fair funding for education

published Tue, Nov 18 2014 22:40 GMT
School advocates say poorer districts should receive more state aid to make up for local funding inequities.

State legislators take heat from Philadelphians about school funding

published Tue, Nov 18 2014 16:13 GMT
Members of the Pennsylvania Basic Education Funding Commission got an earful at Philadelphia's City Hall Tuesday. State legislators charged with developing a new formula to ... more

Texas tussle: New history textbooks criticized

published Tue, Nov 18 2014 09:33 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas State Board of Education could see a fiery debate as it considers more than 100 history and social studies ... more

Grand jury tells Pa. school board members to quit

published Tue, Nov 18 2014 08:13 GMT
EASTON, Pa. (AP) - A grand jury says three eastern Pennsylvania school board members should quit and rid the district of a negative culture that ... more

One mom's mission to encourage girls in science

published Tue, Nov 18 2014 06:53 GMT
LANGHORNE, Pa. (AP) - Kelly Mathews is on a mission - to get more girls interested in STEM.

From discarded to delicious

published Tue, Nov 18 2014 05:48 GMT
The table was set, the delicacies beckoned. Smoothies whipped up with overripe strawberries. A cobbler confected from aged pineapple, bruised kiwis, and stale birthday cake.