Education

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Suzanne Monaghan
March 25, 2020 - 6:03 pm
Kids are stuck at home, but some of the live programs available online can open their world. Read more here.
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Kohelet Yeshiva makes face masks amid coronavirus
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Andrew Kramer
March 25, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Kohelet Yeshiva uses the school’s 3D printer to make face shields for area health care workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Coronavirus research
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Mike Dougherty
March 25, 2020 - 10:26 am
A new research center is now open at Penn Medicine as doctors accelerate their efforts to better understand the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 2:10 pm
At a daily press briefing on Tuesday, Philadelphia officials complained that their efforts to prepare for a potential surge in cases are being stymied by what they called “unreasonable” demands by the owner of the shuttered Hahnemann University Hospital. Read more here.
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 Large crowds of students walk through the campus of UC Berkeley
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Suzanne Monaghan
March 19, 2020 - 4:22 pm
Although college tours are canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic, some universities have expanded their virtual tours online. Read more here.
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Online school instruction
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KYW Staff
March 18, 2020 - 3:43 pm
Philadelphia teachers have been told to stop online classes while schools are closed during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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University of Pennsylvania campus
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KYW Staff
March 16, 2020 - 8:26 pm
The University of Pennsylvania announced that because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s commencement will be canceled. Read more here.
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New Jersey statehouse
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David Madden
March 16, 2020 - 11:13 am
For the last few years, New Jersey’s teachers’ union has been at odds with Senate President Steve Sweeney over issues like the cost of health insurance. Now both sides seem to have made peace with word of an accord that could make coverage more affordable for union members and taxpayers alike. Read...
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 16, 2020 - 10:30 am
Longtime educator Christopher McGinley is stepping away from his duties on the Philadelphia school board. Read more here.
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Empty classroom seats
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Mike DeNardo
March 14, 2020 - 10:07 am
Philadelphia school teachers were getting ready for a possible coronavirus shutdown, even before the word came down Friday. Read more here.
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