Education

Philly student climate strike
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
December 06, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Hundreds of students in the Philadelphia area walked out of their classrooms and homes Friday morning to attend another protest against climate change. Read more here.
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Families find out they win a scholarship at Lincoln Financial Field.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
December 05, 2019 - 9:22 pm
Several families showed up to Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday for what they thought was only an interview for a tuition scholarship followed by a holiday party, but they were in for a big surprise. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
KYW Newsradio, file
Mike DeNardo
December 05, 2019 - 5:25 pm
Five Philadelphia schools are graduating out of the district's lowest performance tier. Read more here.
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Thousands of Philadelphia and Philadelphia-area students skipped school Friday to gather at City Hall in solidarity with a global Climate Strike of young people all around the world.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
December 05, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Students are planning to walk out of school Friday for a City Hall rally to bring attention to climate change. Read more here.
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CODE-E is a 5.5-foot robot that teaches STEM skills to school students.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
December 04, 2019 - 2:05 pm
A special partnership that includes a robot is helping to bring technology skills education to an elementary school. It's part of a program aimed at getting kids ready for the real world. Read more here.
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Service dog
Carol MacKenzie/KYW Newsradio
Carol MacKenzie
November 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
Paws and Affection, a Narberth-based nonprofit, trains service dogs to empower kids who have disabilities. Trainers spend two years teaching the dogs and getting them ready for placement, like 5-year-old Lab-poodle mix Kelly, who has been helping students at AIM Academy in Conshohocken for the past...
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Sign My Petition scene in the show '120 Second.'
Courtesy of Andrew Young
David Madden
November 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kingsway Regional High School students will perform an an off-Broadway play by their drama teacher Andrew Young. It’s about health care, but he says he tried to steer clear of politics. Read more here.
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Philly cops and a group of young men play a friendly game of basketball at Community College of Philadelphia.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
November 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia police officers confronted a group of young men Monday in a friendly competition on the basketball court at Community College of Philadelphia as part of a service learning project by three high school students. Read more here.
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High school football players
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Jim Melwert
November 25, 2019 - 6:02 pm
The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission is allowing Neshaminy School District to continue to use the term “Redskins,” but it comes with some strings attached. Read more here.
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Cheyney University campus
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
November 25, 2019 - 1:04 pm
After years of financial struggle, Cheyney University has turned a corner, and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education will allow the nation's oldest historically Black institution of higher learning to keep its accreditation. Read more.
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