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Scholars Hit the Road

Travel as ennobling -- an educational pursuit that broadens knowledge and sharpens perceptions -- is a 20th century concept, according to German-born scholar Martin...

Hadassah Gives Grant to Gratz High

The Hadassah Foundation has awarded a "mini-grant" to the Jewish Community High School of Gratz College to create a program that addresses teen dating.In...
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Day School Students Are Getting iPads

Students at Jewish day schools in the area have something else besides homework to look forward to as they return from summer vacation.The Kohelet...
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A Place of Their Own

Fans whirred and radios blared as workers hauled interior doors and painted win­dow trim in a former Bala Cynwyd church-turned-synagogue that will re-open after...
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A Cyber Experiment

Will pairing Hebrew and Mandarin Chinese language classes at a new Phila­delphia charter school make a perfect yin and yang -- or prove to...

Classroom Heroes

One stands on a chair to deliver a re-enactment of the Scopes Trial to his history classes at a Jewish day school. Another breaks...
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Barrack Academy Gets a New Head

When Steven M. Brown stepped down almost a year ago as head of school at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, faculty member Sharon...
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Digital Families Gather for First-Ever Tech Confab

Twelve-year-old Jacob Resnick sat in a stately armchair in the lobby of the Sheraton Society Hill, contemplating the animation he just created on his...
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Reflecting on Central High

Sheldon Pavel puffed on his pipe as he sat in his air-conditioned office, wearing shorts, sneakers and a burgundy Central High School T-shirt. With...

Funders Team Up To Boost Day Schools

The Narberth-based Kohelet Foundation is teaming up with the national AVI CHAI Foundation to provide up to $3 million in matching funds in an...