Education

Service dog
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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.
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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
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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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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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