education

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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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
April 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
As the School District of Philadelphia continues to distribute Chromebooks for remote learning, there's another challenge: Acquiring enough hotspots to connect them. Read more here.
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Art teacher Leslie Grace teaches classes from her home during the pandemic.
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Mike DeNardo
April 26, 2020 - 4:00 am
As the COVID-19 pandemic pushes educators online, art teachers are finding particular challenges. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
April 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia teachers will begin grading online assignments in a little more than a week. And the Philadelphia School District says students who don't perform well won't be penalized. Read more here.
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Lateefa Curtis hosts a free bartending class on on GNIonline.com
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Hadas Kuznits
April 24, 2020 - 2:34 pm
A website aimed at empowering women is helping those who are out of work share their skills and earn some money, while allowing others to learn something new. Read more here.
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Children wear face masks
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Mike DeNardo
April 24, 2020 - 11:44 am
Pennsylvania schools are closed for the rest of the academic year, and there's no guarantee they'll reopen in the fall. But whenever they do, Philly’s superintendent is “certain” face masks will be incorporated in classrooms. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
April 23, 2020 - 6:44 pm
Revenue losses from the coronavirus pandemic could create a sea of red ink for the Philadelphia School District. Read more here.
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Archbishop Wood Catholic High School video
Archbishop Wood Catholic High School
Mark Abrams
April 23, 2020 - 12:31 pm
The faculty and staff at Archbishop Wood Catholic High School in Warminster created a heartwarming video tribute for the graduating class of 2020, inspired by a children’s book, as their final semester has been upended by the coronavirus. Read more here.
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