Joyce Wilkerson

Philadelphia school board meeting
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Mike DeNardo
July 30, 2020 - 8:10 pm
The Philadelphia school board has signed off on the revised plan to start the academic year completely online because of concerns over the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Photograph of Philadelphia City Council's budget hearing
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Mike DeNardo
May 20, 2020 - 1:54 pm
School District of Philadelphia leaders are asking City Council to maintain education funding, as it considers Mayor Jim Kenney's revised budget. Council President Darrell Clarke says not to expect a smooth ride. Read more here.
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School Board of Philadelphia denies two charter school applications
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Mike DeNardo
February 28, 2020 - 10:01 am
The School Board of Philadelphia has yet to approve a new charter school for the district. The board voted down two applications Thursday night, with neither one receiving a single "yes" vote. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 15, 2018 - 7:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of Philadelphia students have applied for a seat at the table with the new school board. A committee is sorting through applications from more than 60 high school juniors and seniors, received before Monday's deadline. School board President Joyce Wilkerson...
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The School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 10, 2018 - 6:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's a new era for Philadelphia schools, as the city's new local school board met for the first time Monday night. Before a standing room crowd, Mayor Jim Kenney welcomed the nine men and women he appionted to run the school district. "It's going to be a lot of hours...
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