education

Italy coronavirus
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KYW Staff
February 26, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Villanova University students who are currently studying abroad in Italy will be brought home amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, the university announced. Read more here.
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PFT president Jerry Jordan (at far right) watches ballots counted at the Doubletree Hotel in Center City.
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Mike DeNardo
February 26, 2020 - 4:29 pm
Members of Philadelphia's teachers union have reelected their longtime president, Jerry Jordan, to a fourth term. He survived a challenge from the union's progressive wing. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy delivers his Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Address in Trenton on February 25, 2020.
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Mike DeNardo
February 25, 2020 - 5:24 pm
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again — that's what Gov. Phil Murphy is doing with his millionaires tax proposal. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Pat Loeb
February 17, 2020 - 5:42 pm
A pregnant mother was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on Feb. 11, as she dropped her child off at a South Philadelphia Head Start program. An ICE spokesman said she was later released for humanitarian reasons, but School District of Philadelphia officials are...
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The assistant manager of a South Philadelphia dollar store has posted a note on the door saying kids need to be accompanied by a parent or someone over 18.
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Kristen Johanson
February 17, 2020 - 4:55 pm
Philadelphia police have been beefing up patrols in and around Center City after a recent spike in retail thefts — much of which, they say, are being committed by teenagers. But one police commander came up with a new way to reduce crime while also giving the teens a safe space after school. Read...
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Presidents Day celebrations at National Constitution Center
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Justin Udo
February 17, 2020 - 3:49 pm
Presidents Day may mean a day off from school or work for some people, but the National Constitution Center utilized the day to educate people about a very timely issue. Read more here.
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School district Superintendent William Hite.
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Mike DeNardo
February 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
The asbestos issue has been bringing a lot of heat to Philadelphia's schools' chief. But the mayor is standing behind him. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf speaking.
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Jim Melwert
February 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
As Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf continues his tour of state-schools to push a new scholarship, his plan to raid a trust that’s funded by slots revenue has some people saying "hold your horses." Read more here.
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The Jazz Mavericks from the Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School in West Chester kicked things off at the first-ever National Jazz Festival at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City.
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Mike Dougherty
February 15, 2020 - 12:19 pm
Students from 11 states packed up their instruments and headed to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the first-ever National Jazz Festival , and the first group to perform was from West Chester, Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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Kapow! hot sauce
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Kim Glovas
February 15, 2020 - 6:00 am
In one of Camden’s poorest neighborhoods, a small garden is heating up young entrepreneurs’ ambitions. Read more here.
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