Education

Coronavirus treatment
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CNN
March 09, 2020 - 1:59 pm
American universities from California to New York have canceled classes as the novel coronavirus has affected more than 100,000 people. Read more here.
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Germantown Academy
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Tim Jimenez
March 09, 2020 - 7:59 am
Germantown Academy is closed through Wednesday. Officials say a student is related to one of the four Montgomery County residents who has contracted the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Philadelphia School District Deaf and Hard of Hearing Expo.
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Mike DeNardo
March 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia School District is making a special effort to connect its hard of hearing students with the help and services available to them. Read more here.
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Classroom
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David Madden
March 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
With concerns on the rise over the potential spread of the novel coronavirus, New Jersey education officials have offered school districts new guidance on how to address critical situations that might arise. Read more here.
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Chinese and American flags
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Justin Udo
March 05, 2020 - 1:25 pm
A lot of Americans studying abroad are heading home because of fears over the COVID-19 coronavirus. Those same health concerns are keeping some international students in the United States from going back to their home countries. Read about Bo Xuan, a Chinese freshman at St. Joe's Prep in...
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Mayor Kenney’s Chief Education Officer Otis Hackney, CCP president Guy Generals and CCP vice president for academic affairs Judith Gay.
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Pat Loeb
March 05, 2020 - 12:15 am
Mayor Jim Kenney is set to announce the creation of a new, city-funded scholarship for Community College of Philadelphia students, when he unveils his budget plan Thursday. Read more here.
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Coronavirus
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KYW Staff
March 04, 2020 - 5:16 pm
As the coronavirus continues to spread, so do fears of getting it. School superintendents from across Montgomery County met on Wednesday to discuss what could be done if any cases do arise. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 03, 2020 - 5:04 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney has made his nine picks for Philadelphia's new school board — and eight of them are already serving on the board. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 03, 2020 - 3:09 pm
Parents and the public Tuesday night get their first chance to weigh in on a process that could dramatically alter the landscape for Philadelphia schools. The first of three meetings on what's called the Comprehensive School Planning Review happens at South Philadelphia High School. Read more here.
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AP News
March 03, 2020 - 12:04 pm
A state judge has vacated an arbitrator's ruling that a New Jersey school district cannot fire a tenured middle school teacher accused of using a racial slur in class. Read more here.
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