education

CCP President Dr. Donald "Guy" Generals and the college's new mascot, Roary.
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Mike DeNardo
September 17, 2019 - 5:21 pm
A year and a half after retiring a mascot that many students found offensive, Community College of Philadelphia has unveiled its new mascot.
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Weavers Way Co-op
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Hadas Kuznits
September 13, 2019 - 5:00 am
Walter B. Saul High School is quite literally planting a foundation for its students. Kids receive a unique urban education at the agricultural school in upper Roxborough — 130 acres tucked away behind Henry Avenue on a little-known farm. Listen to the full podcast on agricultural education here.
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School board meeting
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Mike DeNardo
September 12, 2019 - 3:28 pm
After a Philly teacher was diagnosed with mesothelioma — a form of cancer linked to asbestos exposure — Philadelphia school board members are now taking a closer look inside district schools. Some parents argue asbestos reports from the district are not easy to find or break down. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
September 11, 2019 - 7:01 pm
A Philadelphia teacher has been diagnosed with a lung cancer linked to asbestos exposure. The teachers union says this highlights an urgent need for money to address environmental problems in the city's aging school buildings.
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Colleges grads are sworn in to their roles with College Possible.
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Mike Dougherty
September 11, 2019 - 5:40 pm
With 100 hours of training in the books, 22 recent college grads are now ready to pay it forward and help the next generation of students navigate the sometimes difficult admissions process.
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Painting.
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Justin Udo
September 09, 2019 - 5:15 pm
New Jersey's Arts Ed Now program has helped the state become the first in the country to make sure all its students have access to art education.
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Dress Down Day shirts on sale to help raise money for the Philly school district.
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Cherri Gregg
September 09, 2019 - 3:05 pm
The Fund for School District of Philadelphia held a rally at LOVE Park ahead of its second annual Dress Down Day in an effort to raise money for Philly's public schools.
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River Days kick off at Penn's Landing
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John McDevitt
September 07, 2019 - 3:58 pm
Saturday’s toast to Philadelphia tap water kicked off a series of environmental events that will take place throughout our region this month.
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Boy doing homework
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Justin Udo
September 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
A reading program in Philadelphia is expanding and looking for help, as it works to cut down on the city's illiteracy problem.
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Construction at the newly-combined Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School.
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Mike DeNardo
September 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
The school district started classes on Tuesday, but construction delays have pushed the start of school at the newly-combined Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School to Friday.
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