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Apply Now to Become a 2018 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellow

All active NEA classroom teachers now have the opportunity to apply for a unique global learning opportunity. The NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship offers both a summer international field study and year-long professional development. 122 more words

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Only About Half Of New City Funded Pre-K Slots Are Filled

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Only about half of the new city-funded pre-k seats are spoken for so far. But organizers are confident of a late surge to fill the remaining spots before January. 137 more words


Higher education censorship of journalists and criticism

Another university has managed to stop Milo’s visit to campus through last-minute raise of security fees. This is due to Milo’s astute criticisms of certain political and social regressive ideologies to which some universities administrations and faculty have shown to ascribe to. 203 more words


Earlier Start To School Year In Philly? Survey Yields Mixed Response

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The School District of Philadelphia has wrapped up a survey on its proposal for an earlier start to the academic year.

At the center of the school calendar debate was whether Philadelphia should join surrounding districts and start its school year before Labor Day. 114 more words


Police: No Credible Threat To PA School District, Classes On Tomorrow

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania State Police say there’s no credible threat to the Upper Perkiomen School District in Montgomery County, which canceled classes Monday because of a social media post that caused quite the scare. 572 more words


Philly U Student, Athlete, Award-Winning Entrepreneur

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Philadelphia University sophomore is scoring on the basketball court and in the business world.

On Saturday, Jordan DeCicco posted 14 points and 16 rebounds for Philadelphia University’s men’s basketball team. 171 more words


Philadelphia Principals Union Has New Leadership Team

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The union representing Philadelphia’s public school principals — which rejected a contract agreement earlier this year — has elected a new president. 242 more words