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Rwandan Genocide Survivor to Speak at Chestnut Hill College

Rwandan Genocide Survivor to Speak at Chestnut Hill College

The lecture will focus on Rwanda’s achievements in healing after the genocide as the 20-year anniversary approaches.
Could Mental Health Screenings Help Prevent Teen Tragedies?

Could Mental Health Screenings Help Prevent Teen Tragedies?

Following the tragic massacre at Sandy Hook in 2012, high school students in Newtown, Conn., will now receive mental health screenings.
All Philadelphia District, Archdiocese Schools Closed Monday

All Philadelphia District, Archdiocese Schools Closed Monday

A major winter storm is expected Sunday night into Monday.
Eight Pennsylvania Schools Named Best-Value Colleges

Eight Pennsylvania Schools Named Best-Value Colleges

The Princeton Review has selected the 150 colleges it says are the best value for students.
Chesco School District Raises Bar With Snow Day Announcement

Chesco School District Raises Bar With Snow Day Announcement

Downingtown Area School District’s video is a take on Billy Joel’s “Allentown.”
MCCC Announces Fall 2013 Dean's List

MCCC Announces Fall 2013 Dean's List

Students from around the region enjoyed academic success.
CHC Student Named Finalist for Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup

CHC Student Named Finalist for Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup

The Wooden Cup is unique award presented annually to athletes, both collegiate and professional, who serve as outstanding role models.
Catholic Schools Week Starts Sunday

Catholic Schools Week Starts Sunday

This year's national theme is "Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service."
Philadelphia Schools Closed Wednesday

Philadelphia Schools Closed Wednesday

The area could see as much as 14 inches of snow.
Toomey, Williams to Speak at School Choice Rally

Toomey, Williams to Speak at School Choice Rally

The elected leaders to join students, parents, teachers and community leaders at a National School Choice Week event.
College to Host Writing Forum

College to Host Writing Forum

The event is free and open to the public.
You Go, Girl: Judge Rules Pa. Girl May Join Boys’ Wrestling Team

You Go, Girl: Judge Rules Pa. Girl May Join Boys’ Wrestling Team

The teen had been prohibited from joining her school's team.
Philadelphia Announces No School Closures for 2014

Philadelphia Announces No School Closures for 2014

The Philadelphia Superintendent recommends no new school closings for 2014.
Guns on Campus Vote Delayed

Guns on Campus Vote Delayed

The chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education said more study was needed.
Should Guns Be Allowed on College Campuses?

Should Guns Be Allowed on College Campuses?

A measure being considered would allow firearms on Pennsylvania’s 14 state-run universities.
Philadelphia Schools Closed Friday

Philadelphia Schools Closed Friday

The area could see significant snow accumulation overnight.
Reports: PSU Coach Bill O’Brien Leaving for the Texans?

Reports: PSU Coach Bill O’Brien Leaving for the Texans?

Penn State football coach Bill O’Brien is on the short list for the Houston Texans' top spot, according to multiple reports.
Kindergarten Boys in the Giving Spirit Donate $250 to CHOP

Kindergarten Boys in the Giving Spirit Donate $250 to CHOP

SCH Academy students make and sell bracelets to donate money to charity of their choice