Education

School district Superintendent William Hite.
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Mike DeNardo
February 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
The asbestos issue has been bringing a lot of heat to Philadelphia's schools' chief. But the mayor is standing behind him. Read more here.
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The Jazz Mavericks from the Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School in West Chester kicked things off at the first-ever National Jazz Festival at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City.
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Mike Dougherty
February 15, 2020 - 12:19 pm
Students from 11 states packed up their instruments and headed to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the first-ever National Jazz Festival , and the first group to perform was from West Chester, Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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Kapow! hot sauce
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Kim Glovas
February 15, 2020 - 6:00 am
In one of Camden’s poorest neighborhoods, a small garden is heating up young entrepreneurs’ ambitions. Read more here.
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(L-R) Shakeera Warthen, pBregy Elementary principal; Josh Levinson, Lankenau Environmental Science principal; Paul Spina, Forrest Elementary principal
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Mike DeNardo
February 15, 2020 - 4:00 am
Principals at schools that made big jumps in performance this year are sharing their strategies for success. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
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Antionette Lee
February 14, 2020 - 6:26 pm
A Philadelphia public school that was closed this week due to asbestos concerns will relocate next week until further notice. Read more here.
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Clara Barton Elementary School
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Mike Dougherty
February 13, 2020 - 7:13 am
Two more Philadelphia schools have temporarily closed due to concerns of asbestos exposure. Read the latest here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf visited Lock Haven University to launch a tour of the 14 state-owned universities and discuss his proposal to help thousands of low- and middle-class students afford their dream of a college education.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Tony Romeo
February 12, 2020 - 6:27 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has a scheduled appearance at West Chester University Thursday to promote his proposed scholarship program for students at state-owned universities. The governor kicked off his promotional tour Wednesday at Lock Haven University. Read more here.
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Education Nominating Panel
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Mike DeNardo
February 12, 2020 - 5:59 pm
The Education Nominating Panel voted unanimously to send the mayor 27 candidates — from which he'll pick nine — to serve on the Philadelphia School Board. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
February 11, 2020 - 5:33 pm
During his annual address to the Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Jim Kenney hinted at a new effort to aid Community College of Philadelphia students. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces new initiatives to support youth mental health in Maple Shade on February 11, 2020.
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David Madden
February 11, 2020 - 4:06 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy visited Maple Shade High School to unveil a plan he hopes will put mental health concerns for young people on par with physical ones. Read more here.
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