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Philadelphia: Charter School Accepts Student, Then Withdraws Acceptance After Seeing Her IEP

Franklin Towne Charter High School in Philadelphia has been accused of discrimination against a student with disabilities, reports Greg Windle in The Notebook.

Pamela James was thrilled when her granddaughter was accepted at Franklin Towne Charter High School. 336 more words

Charter Schools

Seventeen-month-old John W. Harrard died this date, July 20th, in 1848 and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground.

Seventeen-month-old John W. Harrard died this date, July 20th, in 1848 of Marasmus and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground. The child’s parents, Clement (38 y/o) and Comfort (31 y/o), had four other children at the time of their son’s death: Charlotte (12), Clement, Jr. 312 more words

Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Am I Arriving Or Departing?

Waiting In Terminal F In Philly

On our trip to Ocean City, Maryland we spent some time waiting in terminal F of the airport. We have been here before, and I have always liked the way this set of flight boards look. 99 more words


Making every minute count

I’ve been thinking a lot these past few days about the passing of my mother in June and how I miss her. Her death, along with the death of my father in 2015, pushes me into a different era, one in which there is no elder and the comforting, unconditional love of those who made me who I am is gone. 750 more words

Lawyer Of Victims In 2010 Philly Duck Boat Crash Calls For Ban Of Duck Boats

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) – The lawyer who represented the victims of a 2010 deadly duck boat crash in Philadelphia is calling for the ban of the amphibious vehicles after a… 430 more words


Elderly Woman Taken To Hospital After Row Home Fire In Strawberry Mansion, Say Witnesses

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – An investigation is underway after a row home fire in Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion section.

The fire broke out after 2:30 a.m. 32 more words