Education

Students sampled meatless chicken nuggets, vegan burgers, dark chocolate and sea salt bars, vegan meatballs, turkey chili, organic cereal bars, and other offerings from two dozen vendors before rating them.
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Mike DeNardo
December 05, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The students were the ones dishing out grades Tuesday at the School District of Philadelphia headquarters, where kids taste-tested a smorgasbord of potential lunch fare. Students sampled meatless chicken nuggets, vegan burgers, dark chocolate and sea salt bars, vegan...
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Mike DeNardo
December 04, 2018 - 1:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Looking for a teaching job in Philadelphia? A local nonprofit aims to list all of them — traditional district, charter, Catholic and private schools — on a single website. TeachPHL.org has more than 150 teaching jobs posted on the site in these different divisions,...
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The college fair at the School District of Philadelphia's headquarters included representatives from the 14 colleges in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
December 01, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some Philly high school students on Monday had the chance to explore many college options in one place. The added bonus: college acceptance on the spot. The fair at the School District of Philadelphia's headquarters included representatives from the 14 colleges in the...
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Students work during the "hour of coding" event Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 at Wells Community Academy High School in Chicago.
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David Madden
December 01, 2018 - 4:00 am
PATERSON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is selecting three high schools, including one in Burlington County, to take part in a new teaching approach for kids who are interested in tech jobs of the future. The public-private partnership, known as P-TECH — Pathways in Technology Early College...
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The School District of Philadelphia accepted the donation of 13 CPR education kits from the American Heart Association.
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Mike DeNardo
November 19, 2018 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia high school students are learning the life-saving skill of CPR, while the state considers making it mandatory. The American Heart Association has just given the School District of Philadelphia 13 CPR education kits. District athletic director Jimmy Lynch...
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Lynne Adkins
November 15, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Congratulations, you're a college graduate — and you're now in debt. But Lindsay Ahlman, a senior policy analyst for The Institute for College Access and Success, which researches ways to make college more affordable, said the next Congress intends to take up the...
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Lynne Adkins
November 14, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you graduated in the spring and borrowed money to pay for your college education, it's now time to begin the process of repayment. But Jacquelyn Basso, a CPA based in Downingtown, advises not to default on your loan. She said not repaying the money will hurt your...
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Shara Dae Howard
November 13, 2018 - 6:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Community College of Philadelphia is going global as they combine forces with their sister institution in Ireland. The college and North West Regional College of Northern Ireland signed a memorandum of understanding setting the framework for future collaborations...
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Wooden gavel in courtroom
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Mike DeNardo
November 13, 2018 - 3:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Commonwealth Court is considering whether a bullied student's discrimination suit against the school district should be allowed to go forward. At issue is whether a bullied fourth grade student at William C. Bryant Elementary School in the Cobbs Creek...
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Lynne Adkins
November 13, 2018 - 4:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students who graduated from college in the spring must now begin repaying those student loans. Jojo Brown is facing that costly reality. Brown dropped out of college in her 20s, owing thousands of dollars in student loans — an obligation she ignored, but one that was...
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