Education

APM tablets
Courtesy of Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha
Mike DeNardo
March 30, 2020 - 3:21 pm
Staffers from the Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM) dropped off tablets to the homes of more than 600 3- to 5-year-olds, who would normally be at one of the nonprofit's four preschool centers, but the schools are closed due to coronavirus. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaking to reporters.
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Rachel Kurland
March 30, 2020 - 2:29 pm
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has extended his stay-at-home order to last through at least April 30, and schools are closed indefinitely. Read more here.
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A laptop and a stack of books.
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Kimberly Adams
March 28, 2020 - 2:59 pm
Camden County high school students will stay connected at home since schools are closed, and it’s all coming together thanks to a huge gift from donors. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro at a Stand Against Hate rally at Independence Mall on March 2, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Kristen Johanson
March 27, 2020 - 5:48 pm
With a surge in unemployment and wage loss due to the coronavirus pandemic, top law enforcers in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania want federal authorities to allow penalty-free delays in student loan payments. Read more here.
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A 3D-printed mask made from polylactic acid
Rowan University
David Madden
March 27, 2020 - 12:45 pm
The call has gone out far and wide for protective equipment for health care staffers and others on the front lines against the coronavirus. Researchers across the country are coming up with innovative options, one of which is coming out of a lab at Rowan University. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia is moving ahead with plans to buy thousands of laptops for students, so that they can be taught online during the coronavirus closure. Read more here.
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Suzanne Monaghan
March 25, 2020 - 6:03 pm
Kids are stuck at home, but some of the live programs available online can open their world. Read more here.
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Kohelet Yeshiva makes face masks amid coronavirus
Courtesy of Rabbi Gil Perl
Andrew Kramer
March 25, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Kohelet Yeshiva uses the school’s 3D printer to make face shields for area health care workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Coronavirus research
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Mike Dougherty
March 25, 2020 - 10:26 am
A new research center is now open at Penn Medicine as doctors accelerate their efforts to better understand the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 2:10 pm
At a daily press briefing on Tuesday, Philadelphia officials complained that their efforts to prepare for a potential surge in cases are being stymied by what they called “unreasonable” demands by the owner of the shuttered Hahnemann University Hospital. Read more here.
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