Education

Parents and teachers respond to the School District of Philadelphia's plans to temporarily relocate Benjamin Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy students.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
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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Construction at the newly-combined Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School.
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Mike DeNardo
October 02, 2019 - 6:40 pm
The school district says Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School will stay closed for the rest of the week for asbestos testing and removal.
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People stop to record images of Widener Library on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.
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AP News
October 01, 2019 - 4:36 pm
Harvard University does not discriminate against Asian Americans in its admissions process, a federal judge ruled Tuesday in a lawsuit that reignited a national debate over affirmative action.
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The Ben Franklin HS and Science Leadership Academy campus on North Broad is closed because of asbestos.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
October 01, 2019 - 7:06 am
The building at the corner of Broad and Spring Garden streets that houses both Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadershp Academy is shut down Tuesday because of asbestos in the building. The schools are expected to be closed at least through Wednesday.
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Mike DeNardo
September 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
Educators from around the globe are gathering in Philadelphia this week to talk about how art is taught to students with disabilities.
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Puffed rice treats
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Kristen Johanson
September 27, 2019 - 12:31 pm
More than a dozen West Oak Lane Charter School students were treated by medics after they ate desserts reportedly laced with marijuana. Read more here.
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