Ben Franklin High School

Science Leadership Academy gets ready to move into Ben Franklin High School
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Paul Kurtz
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
As displaced students at Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy move to temporary new homes, asbestos removal teams in the building continue their work to meet a January deadline.
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Representative Melissa Shusterman, John Allgood, and Preston Brown are on the Flashpoint panel, discussing compensation for college athletes.
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Flashpoint
October 13, 2019 - 9:00 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about compensation for college athletes.
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Congregation Rodeph Shalom
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Mike DeNardo
October 11, 2019 - 3:19 pm
Ben Franklin High and Science Leadership Academy students finally have places to resume classes on Monday, but one of the sites is saying the School District of Philadelphia's announcement was "premature." Read more here.
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
October 10, 2019 - 4:45 pm
After nearly two weeks of waiting in limbo, Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy students officially have places to resume their studies. Read more here.
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Benjamin Franklin High School
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Mike DeNardo
October 09, 2019 - 10:56 am
A task force has recommended new temporary sites for students at Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High, while asbestos work and construction are underway through December. Read more here.
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Benjamin Franklin High School
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Molly Daly
October 04, 2019 - 5:48 pm
The School District of Philadelphia says Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy will remain closed due to asbestos testing. Read more here.
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Construction at the newly-combined Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School.
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Mike DeNardo
October 02, 2019 - 6:40 pm
The school district says Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School will stay closed for the rest of the week for asbestos testing and removal.
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The Ben Franklin HS and Science Leadership Academy campus on North Broad is closed because of asbestos.
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Tim Jimenez
October 01, 2019 - 7:06 am
The building at the corner of Broad and Spring Garden streets that houses both Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadershp Academy is shut down Tuesday because of asbestos in the building. The schools are expected to be closed at least through Wednesday.
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Holy Honey
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Hadas Kuznits
September 27, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Arthur LaBan, son of Philadelphia Inquirer food critic Craig LaBan, started cultivating a bee hive on the roof of Congregation Rodeph Shalom for his bar mitzvah project. Today, he's creating a buzz with his local honey sales. Listen to the full What's Cooking podcast here.
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Workers have been building a new home for SLA inside the Ben Franklin High building.
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Mike DeNardo
September 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
Construction crews have halted their work to combine two Philadelphia high schools after students reported health problems.
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