education

The Community College of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
June 02, 2020 - 12:56 pm
Community College of Philadelphia President Guy Generals believes it's time that the city had a frank discussion about racism in America, so the college is arranging an online “teach-in” and town hall. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
June 01, 2020 - 11:44 am
More than 70% of Philadelphia School District students are now logging on to online classes during the coronavirus pandemic closures. The superintendent says that’s up from 57% in the first two weeks of May. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 31, 2020 - 7:35 pm
As the Philadelphia School District prepares for the fall, administrators know one thing: Not everyone will return to their school buildings. Read more here.
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Online teaching
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 30% of K-12 teachers in the U.S. are 65 or older, and the welfare of the older teaching population is going to have a big impact on how schools are structured in the fall. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
May 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia School District's budget has been on a roller coaster ride the last few days. But the district appears to be standing on solid financial ground, for now. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
May 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
A bill headed to Gov. Wolf’s desk will distribute the lion’s share of Pennsylvania’s federal pandemic aid money, which includes hundreds of millions for nursing homes and long-term living facilities. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
May 28, 2020 - 2:41 pm
In a bipartisan vote, the state Senate Thursday sent Gov. Wolf a short-term spending plan that would postpone this year’s budget battle until fall. Read more here.
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Graduation cap
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Paul Kurtz
May 27, 2020 - 6:42 pm
The 2020 graduation season is here and it's unlike anything we’ve ever experienced. With social distancing still the norm, some schools are holding virtual ceremonies while others are doing it drive-in movie style. Read more here.
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Community College of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
May 27, 2020 - 3:23 pm
Community College of Philadelphia is the first college in the area to announce that its fall semester will begin completely online. Read more here.
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An empty school hallway
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Mike DeNardo
May 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
Could a return to in-person classes at schools involve testing students and staff for the coronavirus? Read more here.
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