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Kenyatta Johnson
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Pat Loeb
January 28, 2020 - 3:45 pm
A Philadelphia City Councilmember has made the unusual move of announcing, in advance, that he expects to be charged by federal authorities. Read more here.
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The future is unclear for students at the Charter High School for Architecture and Design.
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Mike DeNardo
June 14, 2019 - 1:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia School Board Thursday said "no" to a charter operator seeking to merge its schools under a new state law. The board voted 9-0 to reject Freire Charter Schools' application to become a Multiple Charter School Organization. Freire operates two...
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Officials guide students off a bus and into a recreation center where they were reunited with their parents after a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo.
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May 08, 2019 - 9:00 am
By Kathleen Foody and P. Solomon Banda, Associated Press HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Two high school students shot and killed a classmate and injured eight others at a charter school in a Colorado community that marked the 20th anniversary of one of the nation's worst school shootings just weeks...
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In its first vote on new charter schools, the Philadelphia school board denied all three applications before it.
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Mike DeNardo
March 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In its first vote on new charter schools, the Philadelphia school board denied all three applications before it. Philadelphia has 87 charter schools, and the new local school board voted Thursday night not to add any new ones this fall. Two of the denials - the Joan...
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
January 09, 2019 - 1:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study says Philadelphia school principals change jobs more often than those across the state — and it happens more at schools in high-poverty areas. Principal mobility — when one transfers from one school to another or leaves the position entirely — is more...
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Dreamstime
Shara Dae Howard
June 04, 2018 - 11:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia schools are becoming more heart safe as the Youth Heart Watch program at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been working to get automated external defibrillators (AEDs) into schools. "About 350,000 citizens in the U.S. have a cardiac arrest every...
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