Archbishop Charles Chaput announced on Feb. 24 that with the help of $12 million donated to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the high school, along with three others, will be spared from closure. A portion of the donations will be given to each school.
Students from universities throughout Philadelphia are preparing to mobilize as part of a walkout to take place on the National Day of Action for Education, a movement sponsored by the Occupy organization.
As 49 Catholic high schools and elementary schools are slated for closure throughout the Philadelphia area this year, school administrators are being forced to say goodbye to the schools they are attached to.
The bill, proposed by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, would allow Philly bars to stay open until 3 a.m. — an hour later than the current closing time — and would donate the extra revenue toward the School District of Philadelphia.
A new Philadelphia City Council bill, which would allow local bars to remain open until 3 a.m., is being introduced by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown. The bill would extend the current closing time by an hour.
Advocates for Great Elementary Education was founded in the spring of 2011 to protest an enrollment cap at the Penn Alexander School on 42nd and Spruce streets that was put in place due to overcrowding.
In spring 2011, the school announced that it will no longer automatically accept students within its catchment zone due to overcrowding. At the time, the school district estimated that the school was at 72 percent of its maximum capacity of 815 students.
It was Jeffrey Lee’s cheery disposition that those close to him remember most fondly. Tears and laughter filled the Class of 1949 Auditorium of Houston Hall Monday night, where over 300 gathered to celebrate his life.
“Clinical Preceptorship in Bioengineering,” which was piloted in 1999 by Engineering professor David Eckmann, gives students the opportunity to engage in a 10-week preceptorship, where they are paired with practicing clinicians in the field.