Education

Black Lives Matter
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Kimberly Adams
July 03, 2020 - 12:19 pm
A group of Moorestown High School alumni are calling for a change in the school because they say issues of race and diversity are sorely lacking when it comes to curriculum. Read more here.
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Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
July 02, 2020 - 1:55 pm
Results from a new School District of Philadelphia survey shows teachers and parents prefer a back-to-school plan that has students attending classes in person on alternating days. The findings differ from teachers union survey results released on Monday. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
July 02, 2020 - 1:30 pm
The School District of Philadelphia is investigating a series of racist social media posts by students at two of the city's top magnet high schools. Read more here.
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Suzanne Monaghan
June 30, 2020 - 4:45 am
High school students often rely on summer internships, athletics, jobs or other learning opportunities to build their college applications — but many of those programs have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, a college admissions expert encourages students to find creative ways...
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Online learning
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Mike DeNardo
June 29, 2020 - 12:42 pm
A new survey of Philadelphia teachers shows that most prefer a schedule of alternating weeks of in-person and virtual education when classes resume after the COVID-19 shutdown. Read more here.
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Mark Zwanger and Malcolm Kram
Thomas Jefferson University
Lynne Adkins
June 29, 2020 - 10:32 am
A Philadelphia couple has funded the first LGBTQ scholarship at Thomas Jefferson University, in honor of their parents, who the men say always supported their dreams of pursuing careers in medicine and finding personal happiness. Read more here.
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David Madden
June 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
Camden’s public school system, like every other one affected by the viral pandemic, is working on plans to resume classes in some form in the fall. And they’re being offered a little philanthropic help to do it. Read more here.
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President Woodrow Wilson leaving the Quai d'Orsay at the start of the Paris Peace Conference known as the Treaty of Versailles.
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Charlotte Reese
June 28, 2020 - 11:14 am
Princeton University's Board of Trustees has voted to rename the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, in an effort to stand against racism. Read more here.
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A laptop and a stack of books.
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David Madden
June 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
Incoming first-year students at one South Jersey university are being given more than an online option for their first year in college. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
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Mike DeNardo
June 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
Some Philadelphia high school students have won approval for a historical maker to commemorate the pivotal 1967 student walkout. Read more here.
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