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Penn State police: 3 posed nude at Nittany shrine

Penn State police say three male students who reportedly posed nude for a photo at the university's Nittany Lion Shrine face school discipline. More>>

8 confirmed cases of mumps at New Jersey college

Officials are investigating eight confirmed cases of mumps found in students at New Jersey's Stevens Institute of Technology. More>>

9 Pennsylvania colleges target of gender complaint

A women's legal organization claims that nine universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education have repeatedly failed to provide equal athletic opportunities for female students. More>>

3 running marathon to support stabbing school

Three people from the western Pennsylvania town where 21 students and a security guard were injured in a mass high school stabbing are hoping to raise money for the victims by running the Boston Marathon. More>>

Teachers unionize at PA Cyber, state's largest

Teachers at Pennsylvania's largest cyber-charter school have voted to unionize. More>>

Pennsylvania stabbing school to open to families

A Pittsburgh-area school where a student stabbed 21 others and a security guard last week was set to hold an open house of sorts so students and parents can look over the premises before classes resume on Wednesday. More>>

Retrial set for Philly charter school founder

The retrial of Philadelphia charter school founder on federal fraud charges is set for September. More>>

Penn State says it's exceeded $2B fundraising goal

Penn State says it's blown past the $2 billion goal in its seven-year fundraising campaign. More>>

Obama offers PA principal sympathy after stabbings

President Barack Obama has offered his sympathy and gratitude to the principal of a Pennsylvania school where a teenager stabbed 22 people. More>>

State begins audit of Philadelphia school district

Pennsylvania's elected fiscal watchdog has begun another audit of the troubled Philadelphia school system. More>>

Education secretary Duncan visits Delaware

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is getting a firsthand look at Delaware's school improvement efforts under the federal Race to the Top education reform program. More>>

Biden to give commencement speech at university

Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the commencement address at his alma mater, the University of Delaware. More>>

Salesianum gets $10M donation to endowment

Salesianum School has received a $10 million donation to its endowment. More>>

NJ shore town in bid to leave school district

A battle over a school district involving one of New Jersey's most famous shore communities could be decided by voters. More>>

As Rutgers transforms, philosophy gets a boost

Rutgers University is getting $3 million for a new professor of philosophy. More>>

FOX 29 Investigates: Camden Schools' Spending Video included

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Tens of thousands of dollars spent on trips to theaters, amusements parks, even catering! These are just some of the pricey items paid for by the struggling Camden City Public Schools, FOX 29's Jeff Cole reports. More>>

Coatesville Parents Sound Off At Meeting

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Just days ago, they found out the Coatesville superintendent and the athletic director were accused of sending racist text messages. More>>

Black On Black: Taking The Discussion To The Classroom

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You've probably seen the FOX 29 series "Black on Black" in which our Mike Jerrick talks candidly to leaders about what's going on. More>>

FOX 29 Obtains Findings Of Philly School Audit Video included

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FOX 29 Investigates learns a soon-to-be released audit will claim that valuable equipment and learning tools are sitting idle in some of the city's shut-down schools. More>>

Transgender Girl Wins Ruling To Use Girl's Bathroom

A COLORADO COURT SAYS A SCHOOL SYSTEM "DISCRIMATED" AGAINST A TRANSGENDER FIRST GRADER. More>>

NYC Pilot Program Tutors Students 2.5 Hours After School Video included

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One city hopes a longer school day will help students improve their reading skills. Education officials in New York City say they've got to do something. Three out of four junior high students don't read More>>

School District Warns Parents About 'Speed Dreaming' Dangers Video included

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Teenagers seem to get a kick out of it, but an alarming trend has one area school district warning parents about its dangers. More>>

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