Education

School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
May 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
The school district says it hasn't been able to contact hundreds of students since school buildings closed for the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Filling out form on laptop
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Hadas Kuznits
May 07, 2020 - 2:45 pm
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency is encouraging college-bound high school seniors to fill out the necessary financial aid forms before the May 15 deadline. Read more here.
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Hotline call
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Mike DeNardo
May 07, 2020 - 1:41 pm
The coronavirus pandemic has upended the routines of many Philadelphia school students, and it's taking an emotional toll. To help, the district is launching a free hotline, where students and families can talk with experienced clinicians. Read more here.
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Moore College of Art & Design senior Kenyssa Evans' senior thesis
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Mike DeNardo
May 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
The coronavirus pandemic has pushed what would traditionally be an in-person exhibit for collegiate art students into a virtual one. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
May 06, 2020 - 5:39 pm
As the Philadelphia School District was preparing to launch online learning, a survey conducted in late March shows Philadelphia teachers were concerned about their students' access to computers. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
May 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way the Philadelphia School District hires teachers. The question now is how many will they need for next year? Read more here.
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Graduation hat
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Mark Abrams
May 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
With a month to go until high school graduations, the Philadelphia Archdiocese has made a decision on what those are going to look like. Read more here.
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Lansdale Catholic High School top grads
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Mark Abrams
May 05, 2020 - 12:54 pm
The two top seniors in the graduating class at Lansdale Catholic High School were just named by school officials in a big reveal on Facebook. Read more here.
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E-learning
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
Many students don’t find online learning as engaging or intellectually stimulating as being in the classroom, and they are having a difficult time staying motivated. One education and parenting expert has some advice on how to keep kids focused. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mike DeNardo
May 04, 2020 - 11:55 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that the Garden State is following Pennsylvania and Delaware in closing schools for the rest of the academic year. Read the latest here.
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