Education

Former University of Southern California soccer coach Laura Janke.
Steven Senne/AP
May 14, 2019 - 5:35 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo...
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Felicity Huffman with her brother Moore Huffman Jr.
Steven Senne/AP
May 13, 2019 - 4:59 pm
BOSTON (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty Monday in the college admissions bribery scheme, the biggest name to do so in a scandal that has underscored the lengths to which some wealthy parents will go to get their children into top universities. The Emmy-winning...
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David Madden
May 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Public school officials in Camden have revised the future, a bit, for a pair of schools targeted for closure come the fall to bridge a $27 million deficit. The Cream School will still be converted into an early childhood facility and the Veterans School will be closed...
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California businessman Stephen Semprevivo departs federal court Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Boston, after pleading guilty to charges that he bribed the Georgetown tennis coach to get his son admitted to the school.
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May 08, 2019 - 10:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — A California executive who pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University has been fired. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to plead guilty in the vast college admissions...
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Clifton Heights Athletic Field
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Mike DeNardo
May 07, 2019 - 1:39 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Upper Darby School Board made a move on Monday night toward building a new $60 million middle school on the site of the Clifton Heights Athletic Field. The Upper Darby School District owns the land and has been leasing the fields on North Springfield Road to...
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high school student with back pack
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Tim Jimenez
May 02, 2019 - 8:56 am
SOUDERTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Students weren’t allowed to bring their bags to a Montgomery County high school Thursday morning because a suspicious note was found in the building the day before. Souderton Area High School officials say the note was found late Wednesday. It's not clear what was...
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A New Jersey high school teacher gets the surprise of a lifetime as he gets ready to retire after more than four decades on the job.
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Justin Udo
May 01, 2019 - 7:27 pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey high school teacher gets the surprise of a lifetime as he gets ready to retire after more than four decades on the job. For a majority of his high school career at Cherry Hill High School East, Jayson Borenstein has worked on plays and musicals with...
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Jeremiah Triplett
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 01, 2019 - 1:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 30-year-old music teacher at Archbishop John Carroll High School is free on bail following his arraignment on charges that he had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student, and that he gave her and others marijuana edibles during school. Jeremiah Triplett...
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Swarthmore College sit-in
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Tim Jimenez
May 01, 2019 - 11:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two Swarthmore College fraternities are shutting down following the leak of documents that portray prior frat brothers as being involved in rape and sexual misconduct, and using racist, homophobic and misogynistic language. The controversy surrounding the two...
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Kim Glovas
April 30, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A music teacher at Archbishop John Carroll High School has been charged with institutional sexual assault and related crimes and has been placed on administrative leave. Delaware County District Attorney Kat Copeland and Radnor Police Superintendent Christopher...
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