Education

Online instruction
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Mike DeNardo
April 20, 2020 - 5:14 pm
Schools are closed for the rest of the year, but Monday was the first official day of online instruction — a first for both teachers and students, even though some are still waiting to receive laptops from the district. Read more here.
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Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Mark Abrams
April 20, 2020 - 1:09 pm
The Philadelphia Archdiocese is distributing more than 760 Chromebooks to Catholic school students across the city on Monday and Tuesday. Read more here.
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Two people playing with paper rockets.
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 20, 2020 - 4:00 am
While children are out of school, there are plenty of livestreams and online activities for kids who enjoy science. Read more here.
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
April 19, 2020 - 4:00 am
It'll be a new experience for Philadelphia school students Monday when they begin classes online. And administrators know that students will need some emotional support through the process. Read more here.
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Church pews
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David Madden
April 17, 2020 - 4:32 pm
The Catholic Diocese of Camden has announced plans to close five schools by the end of the school year due to declining enrollment. Read more here.
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A test
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 17, 2020 - 4:23 pm
This week, the June SAT was canceled, and it’s uncertain if the June ACT will happen due to COVID-19. These tests are used to help determine college admissions, and the cancellation has prompted many schools to take an unusual step. Read more here.
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Gov. John Carney
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Mike DeNardo
April 17, 2020 - 2:46 pm
Schools in Delaware are closed until at least May 18. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
April 17, 2020 - 4:00 am
With schools closed for the rest of the year because of the coronavirus, the Philadelphia School District is using the time to do some asbestos and lead paint work. Read more here.
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
April 16, 2020 - 3:20 pm
The distribution of loaner Chromebooks is winding down at Philadelphia schools, as teachers prepare for remote learning starting Monday. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
April 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia parents and high school seniors were holding onto hope that graduations could be held in June. But the superintendent isn’t so sure. Read more here.
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