The School District will end its relationship with Kelly Educational Services, a network for substitutes and temporary workers in schools, at the end of the 2021-22 school year.
Temple senior Samuel Sean Collington, who was set to graduate in the spring, suffered fatal gunshot wounds during an attempted robbery near the North Philadelphia campus.
Porat's conviction is the first in which a university administrator faced criminal prosecution for falsifying college ranking submissions.
The district has decided to send approximately 50 employees from administrative offices around the city to teach and provide support to schools that are struggling with the staffing issue.
The money, intended for “emergency purchases during the COVID-19 pandemic,” was misused, according to Rhynhart.
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health encouraged children to get vaccinated to offset a larger surge in cases as cold weather arrives and the holiday season approaches.
Near Penn’s campus, street closures will include Market Street, Chestnut Street, Walnut Street, and 34th Street on Saturday and Sunday.
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé said the majority of the cases were linked to either travel to areas with lower vaccination rates or transmission by unvaccinated family members.
Farley resigned from his previous position after he admitted to authorizing the disposal without identifying the victims of the MOVE bombing, which killed 11 people.
Falsified admissions data led the business school’s online MBA program to be ranked No. 1 for four consecutive years.
The funding will primarily go towards local bridges, highways, and public transportation.
The proposed bill would allow streeteries to permanently set up in Center City, University City, business districts in Fishtown, and other areas.
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is testing air samples for toxic pollution and recommended that those with heart or lung problems avoid exerting themselves in areas with smoke.
The grant will be used to improve infrastructure for the cemetery, including the re-pavement of roads and refurbishment of the cemetery’s gates.
The City of Philadelphia announced that the Health Department is working with vaccine providers to get children vaccinated in the same facilities as adults.
Over one million ballots were requested for this year’s election. As of Tuesday afternoon, 73% of these requested ballots were returned.
In an interview with The Daily Pennsylvanian, City Councilmember Helen Gym stressed the importance of Pennsylvania in national politics, and noted that many reforms college students care about are addressed at the local level.
CBRE reported that tech companies made up 22% of University City's office leasing activity, a 3% increase from 2020.
Vicinity owns the system that provides steam heat to the University and residential and office buildings in Center City.
Center City, however, has not seen the same increase because many workers have not returned to their in-person workplaces.