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Jim Melwert
April 22, 2019 - 1:33 pm
WAYNE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A lawsuit has been filed against Valley Forge Military Academy alleging the prep school in Radnor Township “enabled a culture of abuse” among its students. The lawsuit, filed in Philadelphia, claims Valley Forge Military Academy did not take steps to protect a student...
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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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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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David Madden
April 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- For about a week now, we’ve been talking about plans to close a pair of schools in Camden and sizable layoffs of teachers and staff to address a $27 million dollar deficit. The acting Superintendent of the Camden School District, which has been under state control for...
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Steve Tawa
April 11, 2019 - 3:08 pm
GLEN MILLS, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Days after the commonwealth pulled Glen Mills Schools' license to operate , because of allegations of physical abuse and cover-ups, the nation's oldest reform school has been hit with a class-action lawsuit. Four former Glen Mills students head the class-action...
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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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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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Pat Loeb
April 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Alain Locke School fifth-grader Armani was excited last week to learn her after-school program would be getting some high profile visitors. Mayor Jim Kenney and schools Superintendent William Hite had chosen the West Philadelphia school for an announcement about...
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Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.
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David Madden
April 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
CRANFORD, NJ (KYW Newsradio) - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy continues to push for his proposed $38.6 billion budget for fiscal 2020. In an appearance at a school in Union County, he highlighted the plan’s emphasis on adequate education funding across the state. Districts far and wide complained...
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State Senate Democrats lead a call to action on poverty.
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Cherri Gregg
April 04, 2019 - 2:57 pm
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Senate Democrats gathered at the corner of 40th Street and Haverford Avenue Thursday to kick off a 30-day effort to focus on poverty in Pennsylvania. They stood at the same place where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke to 10,000 Philadelphians in...
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