Education

A news conference at Community College of Philadelphia discusses a shortage of teachers of color in the state.
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Mike DeNardo
November 20, 2019 - 3:53 pm
Pennsylvania is launching a new effort to recruit and keep teachers of color. Read more here.
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AFT local 2373 President Dr. Joseph Basso and Vice President Gerald Hough sign a petition board at Rowan University.
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David Madden
November 20, 2019 - 1:46 pm
Unionized faculty members at nine New Jersey colleges are taking their push for a new contract with the state to the public. Read more.
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Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite at a news conference.
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Mike DeNardo
November 19, 2019 - 3:05 pm
Faced with nearly daily headlines about asbestos and other environmental issues, the Philadelphia School District is planning a quicker response to problems in school buildings. Read more here.
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A young girl eating her lunch at school.
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David Madden
November 19, 2019 - 2:40 pm
A New Jersey Assembly committee has approved a series of measures aimed at addressing a growing issue in schools: who pays for a child’s meal if the family can’t or won’t. Read more here.
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Ric and Jean Edelman at Rowan University.
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David Madden
November 14, 2019 - 4:14 pm
A $10 million endowment to Rowan University is targeted to students looking to get into media work. The plan is to help make their education more affordable and beneficial. Read more here.
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Benjamin Franklin High School
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KYW Staff
November 14, 2019 - 4:14 pm
Students from two Philly high schools will not be returning to their buildings in the new year as scheduled. Read more here.
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Lunch at a school cafeteria.
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Mark Abrams
November 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Quakertown Community School District board will vote Thursday night on a measure to address a growing student lunch debt problem. Read more here.
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An impeachment hearing watch part at Rutgers University-Camden law school.
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Justin Udo
November 13, 2019 - 3:20 pm
A New Jersey university is encouraging students to educate themselves on the potential impeachment of President Trump by holding special viewings of the public impeachment hearing. Read more here.
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Nearly 400 students from all over the region explored tables at the Kimmel Center with information for roughly 50 college music programs from 18 states.
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Cherri Gregg
November 11, 2019 - 8:22 pm
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts was host to a free college fair Monday designed specifically for students with an interest in careers in music. Read more here.
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A 3D image of a virus.
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Lynne Adkins
November 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
Students at Delaware Valley University are taking part in a disease outbreak drill Saturday so they'll know what to do if there's a real problem in the future. Read more here.
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