Education

Parents and teachers demand the asbestos be fully removed from Alexander McClure Elementary School before students return to class.
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KYW Staff
January 17, 2020 - 8:25 am
Alexander McClure Elementary School in the city's Hunting Park neighborhood is closed again Friday because new tests showed elevated levels of airborne asbestos. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
January 16, 2020 - 10:37 pm
The Philadelphia teachers union says "alarming" levels of airborne asbestos were detected at McClure Elementary School on Tuesday, a day before it reopened for students. Read more here.
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Chikaodinaka Nwankpa
Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
Justin Udo
January 15, 2020 - 1:56 pm
A former Drexel professor has been charged for allegedly stealing more than $185,000 from the university and spending the majority of it at strip clubs. Read more here.
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Head coach James Franklin of the Penn State Nittany Lions walks his team onto the field before playing against the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
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Jim Melwert
January 14, 2020 - 4:50 pm
In a lawsuit filed Monday in federal court, a former Penn State football player claims he was hazed by upperclassmen on the team. Read more here.
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Laura H. Carnell Elementary School
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Mike DeNardo
January 13, 2020 - 1:29 pm
Students and staff are back inside Laura H. Carnell Elementary School after a three-week closure for asbestos abatement. But the teachers union said it can't guarantee that conditions are safe. Read more here.
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Laura H. Carnell Elementary School
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Mike Dougherty
January 11, 2020 - 10:51 am
Students will be in the classroom once again at two Philadelphia schools that were closed because of asbestos. Read more here.
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Jason Majerczak at Drexel Hill Middle School
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John McDevitt
January 09, 2020 - 5:07 pm
Jason Majerczak — or Mr. M, as his Drexel Hill Middle School students call him — is one of 10 finalists recognized nationally by the Recording Academy for their contributions to music education. Read more here.
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Laura H. Carnell Elementary School
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Justin Udo
January 08, 2020 - 5:58 pm
Local officials are taking a stand against asbestos-infested schools in Philadelphia and bringing it directly to the attention of the governor. Read more here.
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Franklin Learning Center informational meeting
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Mike DeNardo
January 02, 2020 - 11:54 am
After a two-week closure due to asbestos abatement, the Franklin Learning Center has reopened. But a few dozen parents and students are still insisting on more to be done. Read more here.
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Man plays video games.
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Justin Udo
December 30, 2019 - 2:55 pm
There's a new sheriff in town when it comes to esports in Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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