education

Greta Thunberg is Time’s youngest “person of the year."
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AP News
December 11, 2019 - 10:36 am
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was named Time's “person of the year” Wednesday, becoming at age 16 the youngest person to whom the U.S. magazine has given the title. Read more here.
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Chester Children’s Chorus
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John McDevitt
December 10, 2019 - 4:07 pm
Nearly 40% of Chester residents live below the poverty line. But the Chester Children’s Chorus, now in its 25th year, gives underserved youth a voice and a chance to learn music in a safe, supportive environment. Read more here.
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Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
December 10, 2019 - 4:06 pm
Scarred by the shooting deaths of two students in recent years, a charter school in Spring Garden is planning to teach the skills of surviving on the streets. Read more here.
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Families find out they win a scholarship at Lincoln Financial Field.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
December 05, 2019 - 9:22 pm
Several families showed up to Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday for what they thought was only an interview for a tuition scholarship followed by a holiday party, but they were in for a big surprise. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
KYW Newsradio, file
Mike DeNardo
December 05, 2019 - 5:25 pm
Five Philadelphia schools are graduating out of the district's lowest performance tier. Read more here.
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Marc Goldstein, who refurbishes and donates computers to students through the nonprofit ComputerSmiles.
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Mike DeNardo
December 01, 2019 - 4:30 am
Marc Goldstein’s computer hobby has led to a pretty thrifty nonprofit for students in need. Read more here.
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Service dog
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Carol MacKenzie
November 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
Paws and Affection, a Narberth-based nonprofit, trains service dogs to empower kids who have disabilities. Trainers spend two years teaching the dogs and getting them ready for placement, like 5-year-old Lab-poodle mix Kelly, who has been helping students at AIM Academy in Conshohocken for the past...
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Philly cops and a group of young men play a friendly game of basketball at Community College of Philadelphia.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
November 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia police officers confronted a group of young men Monday in a friendly competition on the basketball court at Community College of Philadelphia as part of a service learning project by three high school students. Read more here.
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High school football players
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Jim Melwert
November 25, 2019 - 6:02 pm
The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission is allowing Neshaminy School District to continue to use the term “Redskins,” but it comes with some strings attached. Read more here.
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Students volunteering at Penrose Elementary School.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
November 25, 2019 - 3:13 pm
Some Philadelphia grade school students got a lesson in giving back as they prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday while classmates got a chance to support each other and their families. Read more here.
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