air conditioning

Air conditioning units
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Mike DeNardo
August 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
More Philadelphia classrooms will have air conditioning as classes begin next week, but the majority still don't.
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Staying cool in a heat wave
CNN, KFMB, KCCI
July 26, 2019 - 10:01 am
By Eliza Mackintosh and Ivana Kottasová, CNN (CNN) — Forget Brexit — when Queen Elizabeth was snapped in a photo op with Britain's new Prime Minister this week amid record temperatures, all anyone could talk about was her Dyson fan pictured in the background. "The Queen must be feeling the heat...
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Tim Jimenez
July 19, 2019 - 10:25 am
GLENSIDE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — KYW Newsradio caught up with people who were catching a train Friday morning in Glenside to see how they're handling the heat. With the heat turned way up, catching a train to Philadelphia in the five a.m. hour, isn't so bad says Terry, who was heading into work. "It...
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Word that nearly two dozen Philadelphia schools were getting classroom air conditioners came during the district's budget hearings before City Council.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 14, 2019 - 5:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There should be some cooler classrooms in Philadelphia schools soon as the district plans to add air conditioning to more schools next year. Word that nearly two dozen Philadelphia schools were getting classroom air conditioners came during the district's budget...
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From left: American Federation of Teachers President Jerry Jordan, local Commonwealth Association of School Administrators President Robin Cooper, and City Councilwoman Helen Gym discuss state funding for air-conditioned classrooms.
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
September 04, 2018 - 7:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With a heat index expected around 105 degrees, Philadelphia schools are dismissing students at noon Wednesday, and some say that illustrates the need for better conditions in the city's aging school buildings. As students left a sweltering Paul L. Dunbar School, a...
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Three out of the first four days of school were cut short this week because of sweltering classrooms.
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 30, 2018 - 2:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With three out of the first four days cut short this week because of sweltering classrooms, Superintendent William Hite chief is taking the heat over the decision to start the school year before Labor Day. Hite said there was no way the School District of Philadelphia...
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The School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Rachel Kurland
August 29, 2018 - 3:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia has extended its early dismissal of students to Thursday due to excessive heat. All schools within the district will release students at 1 p.m. Thursday, as they have done the past two days . All School District of Philadelphia...
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Air conditioning units
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 22, 2018 - 8:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We're still in the heat of August, but when students return to class next week to one Philadelphia school, they'll do so in cool comfort. Central High School President Tim McKenna said air conditioning units are being installed in all 70 classrooms, courtesy of the...
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