PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania reduced its electricity usage by some 13 megawatt hours during last week’s hour-long Power Down Challenge. This is equivalent to a nearly 21 percent reduction in the typical campus electrical load at this time of year, yielding substantial cost savings.
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Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice discusses the Chester, Pa., curfew.
A Philadelphia high school student is profiled as she receives a full grant from a scholarship fund administered by the Annenberg Public Policy Center.
Elliot Weinbaum of the Graduate School of Education comments on Philadelphia public school test scores.
The appointment was announced by John Easton, director of the U. S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.