education

School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia is moving ahead with plans to buy thousands of laptops for students, so that they can be taught online during the coronavirus closure. Read more here.
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Suzanne Monaghan
March 25, 2020 - 6:03 pm
Kids are stuck at home, but some of the live programs available online can open their world. Read more here.
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Kohelet Yeshiva makes face masks amid coronavirus
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Andrew Kramer
March 25, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Kohelet Yeshiva uses the school’s 3D printer to make face shields for area health care workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
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Justin Udo
March 25, 2020 - 4:20 pm
The School District of Philadelphia is expanding its free lunch program to better make sure all the city's children are able to eat while school doors are closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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A person typing on their laptop.
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Lynne Adkins
March 22, 2020 - 5:56 pm
Starting Monday morning, there will be a new resource for families to keep members with autism engaged during this period of coronavirus-related social distancing at home. Read more here.
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 Large crowds of students walk through the campus of UC Berkeley
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Suzanne Monaghan
March 19, 2020 - 4:22 pm
Although college tours are canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic, some universities have expanded their virtual tours online. Read more here.
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Online school instruction
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KYW Staff
March 18, 2020 - 3:43 pm
Philadelphia teachers have been told to stop online classes while schools are closed during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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University of Pennsylvania campus
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KYW Staff
March 16, 2020 - 8:26 pm
The University of Pennsylvania announced that because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s commencement will be canceled. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 16, 2020 - 10:30 am
Longtime educator Christopher McGinley is stepping away from his duties on the Philadelphia school board. Read more here.
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Empty classroom seats
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Mike DeNardo
March 14, 2020 - 10:07 am
Philadelphia school teachers were getting ready for a possible coronavirus shutdown, even before the word came down Friday. Read more here.
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