Education

Books in library.
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Tony Romeo
October 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
West Chester University continues to flourish, but overall, enrollment at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities is down again this fall.
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
October 08, 2019 - 12:19 pm
The School District of Philadelphia hopes to tell parents on Wednesday where students displaced from Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy will be attending classes starting Monday.
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October 07, 2019 - 6:31 pm
A former Drexel University professor in Philadelphia spent federal grant money on strip clubs and other personal expenses, prosecutors said Monday.
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Gov. Phil Murphy and Rep. Josh Gottheimer
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October 07, 2019 - 1:13 pm
Lead testing results from New Jersey's schools will be posted online under new regulations Gov. Phil Murphy has unveiled. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
October 07, 2019 - 9:56 am
A state grant is providing some extras for six Philadelphia schools in the northeastern section of the city: Lincoln High School, Alternative Middle Years at James Martin School, and Bridesburg, Mayfair, Meehan and Richmond Elementary Schools.
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Parents and teachers respond to the School District of Philadelphia's plans to temporarily relocate Benjamin Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy students.
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KYW Staff
October 07, 2019 - 7:03 am
School District of Philadelphia Superintendent William Hite met with parents and students Monday morning at district headquarters to discuss the temporary closing of Ben Franklin High and Science Leadership Academy and the immediate future of the 1,000 students who are meant to attend calsses at...
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Adam Langley, a Villanova biologist, and a group of students team up with Smithsonian researchers to measure plants and roots in marsh areas along the East Coast to determine the impact of carbon dioxide on growth.
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Mark Abrams
October 06, 2019 - 11:23 am
The future of animals and plant life on the planet is the focus of a new scientific global Center for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Stewardship formed at Villanova University.
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Benjamin Franklin High School
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Molly Daly
October 04, 2019 - 5:48 pm
The School District of Philadelphia says Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy will remain closed due to asbestos testing. Read more here.
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Great Philly Cook Off
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Hadas Kuznits
October 04, 2019 - 6:15 am
During the second annual Great Philly Cook Off, School District of Philadelphia students are paired with some of Philadelphia's best chefs. Together, they participate in a "Chopped"-inspired cooking competition. Listen to the full story on the What's Cooking podcast.
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Marple Newtown High School science teacher Elizabeth Landes, fourth from the left, poses with school board members.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 03, 2019 - 1:50 pm
A Delaware Country teacher received prestigious Milken Educator Award on Thursday morning during a surprise school-wide assembly.
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