Notes from the news, Aug. 7
by Wendy Harris on Aug 07 2012 Posted in Notes from the news
Temple's prospective president makes good impression Inquirer
Neil Theobald said that increasing financial aid for students and fund-raising would be among his top priorities as president.
YouthBuild students complete rehab - for LEED platinum Inquirer
More than 125 students from the charter school participated in an 18-month project that involved the total renovation of a Germantown home.
Mark your calendar: Connected Educator Month events Notebook
During the month of August teachers can take advantage of online events and activities designed to help them develop skills that will enhance their personal learning networks.
Steppingstone Scholar program gives students an early opportunity to succeed and the resources to make it last WHYY/NewsWorks
The colllege access organization provides an intense academic program for urban students entering the 4th grade to prepare them for college placement. The program graduated its 12th class in a ceremony Saturday at William Penn Charter School.
When your child doesn't get in Inquirer
Miriam Hill talks about the realities of trying to secure a spot for your child in a Philadelphia kindergarten or grade school classroom.
Pa. school reverses course on HIV-positive student AP via Fox29
The Milton Hershey School, which serves lower-income and socially disadvantaged students, had denied admission to a Philadelphia-area rising 9th grader, but has now agreed to accept his application.
More details emerging on PA’s new EITC 2.0 program funding private and religious schools with diverted tax dollars Keystone State Education Coalition
Santa Fe Public Schools' incoming super maps out first 100 days Santa Fe New Mexican
Joel Boyd is the new superintendent in Sante Fe, and former Superintendent Arlene Ackerman is on his transition team.
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