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Christopher Warren-Green Conducts a Dramatic, Joyful Messiah at Knight Theater

Review: Messiah

By Perry Tannenbaum

Until my first year of college, I thought I knew all that operatic singers and composers could do. My parameters were set by the matinee performances of the Metropolitan Opera and the iconic Texaco broadcasts. 970 more words


New Vaccine Rules Parents Need To Know Before School Starts

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania students need more vaccine doses before they can start school, under new rules adopted by the state Health Department. Philadelphia officials are urging parents to get the shots now. 195 more words


School District Introduces New Method Of Identifying Gifted Students

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia School District is getting its first results from a new way to select gifted students.

It’s said the difference between a bright child and a gifted child is: A bright child knows the answers.  165 more words


School District Shelves Plan Doing Away With Split Grades

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — One casualty of the newly-approved Philadelphia teachers contract is a district plan to do away with some split grades.

The district’s original plan was to hire 66 additional teachers next year to eliminate split classes in first and second grade. 97 more words