Education

GLSEN Philly
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Andrew Kramer
April 13, 2019 - 8:23 am
A major step to make sure schools in Philadelphia are LGBTQ-inclusive has arrived. The education organization GLSEN officially launched GLSEN Philly on Friday. Read more here.
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Kids Castle daycare and school
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Mike Dougherty
April 12, 2019 - 12:38 pm
BLACKWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Employees at a now-closed school and daycare center in South Jersey have hired an attorney to get back pay from the owner, who has filed for bankruptcy. There's a "For Sale" sign up at Kids Castle in Barrington, which closed abruptly last month. Alex Colella worked...
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Clifton Heights Athletic Field
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Tim Jimenez
April 10, 2019 - 7:01 am
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Upper Darby School District voted Tuesday night to authorize a study on whether or not to build a new middle school on popular athletic fields in Clifton Heights. Clifton Heights residents have been pushing back at the idea of building the school at the site...
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School hallway.
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David Madden
April 09, 2019 - 5:04 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Two public schools in Camden and an annex at a third could be closing in a few months as administrators deal with a looming deficit of $27 million, according to the teachers’ union in the city. Keith Benson is president of the Camden Education Association and says in...
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Laureate Lab is a chance for this week's visitors to the Franklin Institute to learn about groundbreaking discoveries in engineering and science from the pioneers themselves.
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John McDevitt
April 09, 2019 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Laureate Lab is a chance for the Franklin Institute's visitors, this week, to learn about groundbreaking discoveries in engineering and science from the pioneers themselves. The opportunity corresponds with an annual recognition that dates back almost 200 years. Hands...
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Jim Melwert
April 09, 2019 - 1:37 pm
RADNOR TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In two weeks, the Radnor Township School Board will vote on whether to change school start times. If approved by the April 23 board meeting, the new start times would go into effect in the fall, pushing Radnor High School’s start time from 7:35 a.m. to 8:30 a...
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Glen Mills Schools
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Jim Melwert
April 08, 2019 - 5:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A couple days after the last student left the campus of what was once called “the Harvard of reform schools,” Pennsylvania Department of Human Services is revoking all 14 licenses issued to the Glen Mills Schools. In an emailed statement, DHS Secretary Teresa Miller...
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Glen Mills Schools
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Jim Melwert
April 05, 2019 - 1:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The last student at what’s been called "The Harvard of Refrom Schools" is leaving on Friday. Glen Mills Schools has begun laying off staff, and they’ve also filed an appeal of the order from the state that forced all children to be removed from the Delaware County...
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The Mastery Charter School community rallies outside of Philadelphia City Hall
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Hadas Kuznits
April 04, 2019 - 12:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Mastery Charter School community is challenging lawmakers to address issues of neighborhood safety and quality in education. At a rally they organized Thursday morning in front of City Hall, parent Markida Ross said the school safety issue most important to her is...
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Community College of Philadelphia
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Tim Jimenez
April 04, 2019 - 9:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A week after authorizing a strike, Community College of Philadelphia faculty and staff members reached a tentatitve agreement with the school Wednesday night. There won’t be any CCP teachers or staffers out of the classroom and on the picket line, and nursing student...
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