Education

Laura H. Carnell Elementary School
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Mike Dougherty
January 11, 2020 - 10:51 am
Students will be in the classroom once again at two Philadelphia schools that were closed because of asbestos. Read more here.
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Jason Majerczak at Drexel Hill Middle School
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John McDevitt
January 09, 2020 - 5:07 pm
Jason Majerczak — or Mr. M, as his Drexel Hill Middle School students call him — is one of 10 finalists recognized nationally by the Recording Academy for their contributions to music education. Read more here.
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Laura H. Carnell Elementary School
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Justin Udo
January 08, 2020 - 5:58 pm
Local officials are taking a stand against asbestos-infested schools in Philadelphia and bringing it directly to the attention of the governor. Read more here.
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Franklin Learning Center informational meeting
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Mike DeNardo
January 02, 2020 - 11:54 am
After a two-week closure due to asbestos abatement, the Franklin Learning Center has reopened. But a few dozen parents and students are still insisting on more to be done. Read more here.
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Man plays video games.
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Justin Udo
December 30, 2019 - 2:55 pm
There's a new sheriff in town when it comes to esports in Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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Glen Mills Schools
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Justin Udo
December 23, 2019 - 12:46 pm
A lawsuit against Glen Mills schools and the Pennsylvania departments of education and human services gets the green light to move forward. Read more here.
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Students at Hackett Elementar get new instruments.
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Justin Udo
December 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
A Philadelphia elementary school's music program is able to turn up the volume thanks to a special gift. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Rachel Kurland
December 20, 2019 - 8:11 am
Alexander McClure and Laura H. Carnell elementary schools are closed Friday — the last full day for students before the break — out of “an abundance of caution” of asbestos in the buildings. Read more here.
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Students, parents and teachers are heading to Harrisburg to rally against toxic schools.
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Tim Jimenez
December 18, 2019 - 7:39 am
A contingent of Philadelphia students, parents and teachers is heading to Harrisburg Wednesday morning to rally against toxic schools. Coincidentally, this comes as a school in the city, for the fourth time this school year, has had to shut down because of asbestos. Read more here.
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A Philadelphia School District police car.
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Mike DeNardo
December 17, 2019 - 4:31 pm
Another Philadelphia school is being closed because of asbestos. Read more here.
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