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Freeh must show why Spanier trial should be moved

A judge has ruled that former FBI director Louis Freeh must show why a pending civil lawsuit against him should be heard in federal court. More>>

Corbett adviser whose schedule drew scrutiny quits

A top education adviser to Gov. Tom Corbett who previously served as education secretary is leaving after questions were raised about his duties and work schedule. More>>

Penn State trustees to discuss lawsuit status

Penn State's trustees will meet by phone later this week to discuss the status of a lawsuit by state officials against the NCAA over the use of a $60 million fine the university is paying because of the Jerry Sandusky... More>>

Pa. officials, NCAA seek time for talks in lawsuit

Lawyers for the NCAA, Gov. Tom Corbett and others involved in a lawsuit about the Penn State penalties are asking a judge to give them a month to work on a possible settlement. More>>

Corbett OKs $265 M for Philly School District, Says Cigarette Tax Would Assure Longer-Term Funding Video included


On Wednesday Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett announced he will authorize $265 million in advance payments to the school district to allow schools to open "on day one" and help avoid layoffs.


Delaware officials eye struggling charter school

State education officials are getting closer to deciding the fate of a struggling charter school that serves mostly low-income black children in Wilmington. More>>

FOX 29 Investigates: Camden Schools' Spending Video included


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


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


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


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


NYC Pilot Program Tutors Students 2.5 Hours After School Video included


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


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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