On Monday, Governor Tom Wolf will officially fire Chairman of the School Reform Commission Bill Green. The decision comes after the SRC approved applications for five new charter schools. Wolf had urged Green to deny all applications.
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Since 1942, the Palestra has played host to the playoffs of the Philadelphia Catholic League, the city’s athletic organization for Archdiocesan schools.
While teachers unions and school districts are often at odds, a recent lawsuit has put the School District of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers on the same side.
On Monday night, Mayoral Candidate and Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham addressed her stances on marijuana and education at an event hosted by Penn Democrats.
Former City Councilman and visited Penn tonight for a Q&A session hosted by Penn Democrats.
Like the costumed superheroes he writes about in comic books, 1996 College graduate Charles Soule has a secret identity.
The adage goes that “a Republican can never win in Philadelphia.”
Sitting down for a free-flowing discussion with Classical Studies Professor Ralph Rosen is a lot like flipping blindly through an encyclopedia.
The 2015 Philadelphia mayoral election has been characterized by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a “snoozefest” and by Philadelphia Magazine as possessing a “bored, obligatory quality.” While this crop of mayoral candidates may be a bit on the old side — the average age of the candidates is 61.67 — they are far from uninteresting. The Daily Pennsylvanian takesa look at some of the more outlandish things said during the 2015 election, both by and about the candidates:
On Wednesday afternoon, former City Councilman Jim Kenney staked his claim to be the next mayor of Philadelphia.
On Saturday, Philadelphia’s mayor’s race will formally welcome its newest candidate.
Voter registration may get a bit easier for Penn students.
Amidst tears, well-wishes and quite a few jokes, Jim Kenney ended his 23-year tenure on the Philadelphia City Council Thursday morning.
State Senator Anthony Hardy Williams’s support for charter schools has made him some unusual allies.
Penn Law School alumnus and mayoral candidate Ken Trujillo dropped out of the mayor’s race Wednesday morning.
Among President Barack Obama’s various proposals outlined in Tuesday’s State of the Union address, one in particular resonated with College senior Emanuel Martinez.
Of the legion of Penn benefactors and gift givers, no two may be more infamous than David and Charles Koch.
The CIA’s “enhanced interrogation techniques,” outlined in a controversial report released earlier this month from the Senate Intelligence Committee, was influenced by a Penn professor’s research.
On a campus famous for its student entrepreneurs, the Penn Center for Innovation wants to shift the spotlight to faculty ideas.
Red and blue pride runs deep in the office of Kinnek , a business purchasing startup, which just secured $10 million in funding.