Education

Clara Barton Elementary School
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Mike DeNardo
February 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia says it's making progress when it comes to addressing asbestos issues in school buildings. But staffers tell the school board they're still working on the best way to keep parents and the public in the loop. Read more here.
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Rutgers-Camden Chancellor Phoebe Haddon and John Colaizzi, Regional Director of Specialty Pharmacy Operations for Walgreens, cut the ribbon on the Community Pharmacy on Federal Street in Camden.
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Mike Dougherty
February 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
After six years on the job, the chancellor at Rutgers University-Camden is stepping down. Phoebe Haddon will stay on the job until the summer to ensure a smooth transition. Read more here.
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Paul Kurtz
February 21, 2020 - 2:11 pm
Following last spring’s on-campus outbreak, more cases of the mumps have been reported among Temple University students. Read more here.
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Harvard Medical School student Aliya Feroe, of Minneapolis, Minn., poses for a photograph on the school's campus, in Boston on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.
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AP News
February 20, 2020 - 11:34 am
Ask any LGBTQ patient about awkward doctor visits and chances are they'll have a story to tell. When being heterosexual is presumed even in doctors' offices, those who identify otherwise can feel marginalized and less likely to seek medical care, contributing to health problems that include high...
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Philadelphia police
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Jim Melwert
February 18, 2020 - 5:47 pm
A former Lower Merion School District teacher is facing federal charges he traveled to the Philippines to have sex with children. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Pat Loeb
February 17, 2020 - 5:42 pm
A pregnant mother was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on Feb. 11, as she dropped her child off at a South Philadelphia Head Start program. An ICE spokesman said she was later released for humanitarian reasons, but School District of Philadelphia officials are...
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The refurbished Ben Franklin cafeteria, nicknamed "Ben's Den."
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Mike DeNardo
February 17, 2020 - 2:20 pm
After being displaced for five months of asbestos clean-up and construction work, students at two Philadelphia high schools will return to the building they'll both call home on Tuesday. Read more here.
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School district Superintendent William Hite.
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Mike DeNardo
February 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
The asbestos issue has been bringing a lot of heat to Philadelphia's schools' chief. But the mayor is standing behind him. Read more here.
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The Jazz Mavericks from the Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School in West Chester kicked things off at the first-ever National Jazz Festival at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City.
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Mike Dougherty
February 15, 2020 - 12:19 pm
Students from 11 states packed up their instruments and headed to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the first-ever National Jazz Festival , and the first group to perform was from West Chester, Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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Kapow! hot sauce
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Kim Glovas
February 15, 2020 - 6:00 am
In one of Camden’s poorest neighborhoods, a small garden is heating up young entrepreneurs’ ambitions. Read more here.
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