education

Lansdale Catholic High School top grads
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Mark Abrams
May 05, 2020 - 12:54 pm
The two top seniors in the graduating class at Lansdale Catholic High School were just named by school officials in a big reveal on Facebook. Read more here.
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E-learning
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
Many students don’t find online learning as engaging or intellectually stimulating as being in the classroom, and they are having a difficult time staying motivated. One education and parenting expert has some advice on how to keep kids focused. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mike DeNardo
May 04, 2020 - 11:55 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that the Garden State is following Pennsylvania and Delaware in closing schools for the rest of the academic year. Read the latest here.
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Online instruction
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Mike DeNardo
May 01, 2020 - 1:42 pm
While students are learning online from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, the School District of Philadelphia is working to allow them to hide their gender identities from their parents. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
May 01, 2020 - 4:30 am
If schools are allowed to reopen this fall, School District of Philadelphia leaders are already thinking about what a return to the classrooms could look like. Read more here.
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Community College of Philadelphia nursing students
Community College of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo
May 01, 2020 - 4:15 am
The Community College of Philadelphia graduating class of 2020 has been through a lot, especially its nursing students. Instead of the time-honored pinning graduation ceremony, they must gather online due to the coronavirus pandemic, but they still celebrate their triumphs and tears together. Read...
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video gamer
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Justin Udo
April 29, 2020 - 1:37 pm
The coronavirus pandemic is keeping most of us confined to the great indoors, and many have turned to video games as a way to keep themselves occupied. But experts say too much gaming can become an unhealthy habit. Read more here.
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graduation
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Kim Glovas
April 28, 2020 - 9:09 pm
Graduating from college is usually a launching point into the real world. But for those reaching that milestone during the coronavirus pandemic, some are forced to opt for plan B. read more here.
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Online college class
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 28, 2020 - 5:59 pm
The coronavirus pandemic has upended college life. As students remain reluctant to commit to the uncertainty of the fall semester, enrollment is down — but financial aid packages are up, and incoming students can appeal. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, April 27, 2020, in Washington.
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AP News
April 28, 2020 - 10:57 am
President Donald Trump says states should “seriously consider” reopening their public schools before the end of the academic year, even though dozens already have said it would be unsafe for students to return until the summer or fall. Read more here.
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