Education

Painting.
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Justin Udo
September 09, 2019 - 5:15 pm
New Jersey's Arts Ed Now program has helped the state become the first in the country to make sure all its students have access to art education.
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Dress Down Day shirts on sale to help raise money for the Philly school district.
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Cherri Gregg
September 09, 2019 - 3:05 pm
The Fund for School District of Philadelphia held a rally at LOVE Park ahead of its second annual Dress Down Day in an effort to raise money for Philly's public schools.
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Construction at the newly-combined Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School.
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Mike DeNardo
September 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
The school district started classes on Tuesday, but construction delays have pushed the start of school at the newly-combined Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School to Friday.
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AP News
September 04, 2019 - 12:14 pm
A state arbitrator has ruled that a southern New Jersey school district cannot fire a tenured middle school teacher who allegedly used a racial slur in class. Read more here.
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Child unhappy at school.
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Lynne Adkins
September 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
We know that going back to school is stressful for parents and children, but for some kids, it can be too much to handle.
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76ers Dunk Squad entertains students at ceremonies at Robert Morris Elementary
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Mike DeNardo
September 03, 2019 - 10:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Summer vacation has ended, and it’s back to the books. Tuesday is the first day of classes for 124,000 students in the School District of Philadelphia. The year started with the traditional bell-ringing ceremony, wide-eyed, nervous students joined the mayor,...
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Mike DeNardo
August 30, 2019 - 11:56 am
The first day for a Pennsauken school was scheduled for Sept. 4, but the start date has been delayed after mold was discovered.
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Air conditioning units
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Mike DeNardo
August 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
More Philadelphia classrooms will have air conditioning as classes begin next week, but the majority still don't.
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Some South Jersey teachers have some free books to start the school year courtesy of the nonprofit called "BookSmiles."
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Mike DeNardo
August 29, 2019 - 5:51 pm
South Jersey teachers have some free books to start the school year courtesy of the nonprofit called BookSmiles.
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Mike DeNardo
August 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District this fall is preparing to launch a comprehensive review of its buildings and enrollment trends. Six years ago, the school district, faced with declining enrollment, closed 23 school buildings. The district later this fall begins a comprehensive...
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