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Local College Student Persuades School To Update Well-Known Sign

By Lynne Adkins

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (CBS) – A local college student has prompted his school to update a well known sign all over campus.

The blue and white wheel chair design on a handicapped parking sign or where a facility is wheelchair accessible is well known, but it was not active enough for 22-year-old Chris Yang. 97 more words

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Cheyney University Cancels Friday Classes Due To Water Main Break

CHEYNEY, Pa., (CBS) – Classes at Cheyney University are cancelled Friday due to a water main break.

The University says campus water service will remain shut off in certain areas while repairs take place, and service will be restored as soon as possible. 51 more words

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Symposium on Effectiveness in Educator Evaluation Coming May 21

A symposium — Celebrating Effectiveness in Educator Evaluation and Professional Learning — is coming to the Four Points by Sheraton in Meriden on May 21. The event, co-sponsored by the Connecticut Teacher of the Year Council and the Connecticut Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, is designed to provide an opportunity for teachers, administrators, and other education advocates to share promising practices related to educator evaluation. 59 more words

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DA Williams Wants School District To Name Parents Of Chronically Truant Students

By Mike Dunn

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia’s District Attorney says bureaucracy at the Philadelphia School District is thwarting his effort to go after parents of students who are chronically truant. 313 more words

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Pa. Lawmaker Pushes To Make Kindergarten Mandatory in Public Schools

By Jan Carabeo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — a Pennsylvania state lawmaker from our area is pushing to make kindergarten mandatory in public schools and to improve the accessibility of Pre-K. 327 more words

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Retired Teachers Ask Legislators to Honor Commitments

Retired teachers turned out in droves today at the State Capitol to tell their legislators why it’s so important that the state fully honor its commitments to retirees. 501 more words

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Dom Giordano Talks With Former Shamong School Board President About Her Ethics Complaint Against Current Member

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dom Giordano talked with Diane Tallaksen Wednesday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

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Tallaksen is the former Shamong School Board President and has filed a complaint with New Jersey’s School Ethics Commission against current member Greg Vitagliano, alleging he has posted abusive comments about teachers and endorsed violence against bullies on Facebook. 307 more words

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