Education

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Tim Jimenez
April 24, 2019 - 8:41 am
RADNOR TWP., Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Radnor Township School Board just approved a plan to push back the start time at Radnor High School. The changes will go into effect in the 2019-2020 school year, when the day will start at 8:30 a.m. This new start time is 55 minutes later than the current...
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Temple University campus.
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Ian Bush
April 22, 2019 - 4:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University used Earth Day to unveil its 30-year plan to combat climate change as the school aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050. "We're trying to create a healthy community for future generations," said Temple sustainability director Kathleen Grady. With self-...
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Students.
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A college counselor talks about what students should consider if they're struggling to make a final decision as National College Decision Day is approaching. The day, which falls on May 1, is often the deadline for students to make a deposit to attend the college of...
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Katrina McCombs
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David Madden
April 17, 2019 - 12:10 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The acting head of the Camden School District now has the job outright. The New Jersey State Board of Education has voted to promote Katrina McCombs to superintendent, nine months after she accepted the position on an interim basis upon the departure of Paymon...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Ian Bush
April 15, 2019 - 4:33 pm
WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Sharing is a fundamental standard in early education classrooms, and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and state Senate President Steve Sweeney quickly caught on to the rule. Perched on seats designed for apolitical 4 year olds, the grown Democratic men created bird...
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Kids Castle daycare and school
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Mike Dougherty
April 12, 2019 - 12:38 pm
BLACKWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Employees at a now-closed school and daycare center in South Jersey have hired an attorney to get back pay from the owner, who has filed for bankruptcy. There's a "For Sale" sign up at Kids Castle in Barrington, which closed abruptly last month. Alex Colella worked...
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Clifton Heights Athletic Field
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Tim Jimenez
April 10, 2019 - 7:01 am
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Upper Darby School District voted Tuesday night to authorize a study on whether or not to build a new middle school on popular athletic fields in Clifton Heights. Clifton Heights residents have been pushing back at the idea of building the school at the site...
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School hallway.
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David Madden
April 09, 2019 - 5:04 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Two public schools in Camden and an annex at a third could be closing in a few months as administrators deal with a looming deficit of $27 million, according to the teachers’ union in the city. Keith Benson is president of the Camden Education Association and says in...
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Laureate Lab is a chance for this week's visitors to the Franklin Institute to learn about groundbreaking discoveries in engineering and science from the pioneers themselves.
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John McDevitt
April 09, 2019 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Laureate Lab is a chance for the Franklin Institute's visitors, this week, to learn about groundbreaking discoveries in engineering and science from the pioneers themselves. The opportunity corresponds with an annual recognition that dates back almost 200 years. Hands...
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Jim Melwert
April 09, 2019 - 1:37 pm
RADNOR TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In two weeks, the Radnor Township School Board will vote on whether to change school start times. If approved by the April 23 board meeting, the new start times would go into effect in the fall, pushing Radnor High School’s start time from 7:35 a.m. to 8:30 a...
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