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Benjamin Franklin High School
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KYW Staff
November 14, 2019 - 4:14 pm
Students from two Philly high schools will not be returning to their buildings in the new year as scheduled. Read more here.
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Danielle Pollack is producing a documentary about the failures of the family court system to protect children from abusive parents.
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Carol MacKenzie
October 17, 2019 - 7:21 am
When parents get divorced, the fight over who gets custody of the kids can turn ugly. The ugliest cases are those in which a parent is accused of abuse. In a majority of those cases, the kids are awarded to the accused abuser. A child advocate from Philadelphia is on a mission to change that.
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Suzanne Monaghan
October 12, 2019 - 6:00 am
Peer pressure can make it difficult for teens to get out of risky situations. But one simple word or phrase can give them an excuse to leave. Read more here.
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
October 10, 2019 - 4:45 pm
After nearly two weeks of waiting in limbo, Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy students officially have places to resume their studies. Read more here.
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Benjamin Franklin High School
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Mike DeNardo
October 09, 2019 - 10:56 am
A task force has recommended new temporary sites for students at Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High, while asbestos work and construction are underway through December. Read more here.
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School board meeting
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Mike DeNardo
September 12, 2019 - 3:28 pm
After a Philly teacher was diagnosed with mesothelioma — a form of cancer linked to asbestos exposure — Philadelphia school board members are now taking a closer look inside district schools. Some parents argue asbestos reports from the district are not easy to find or break down. Read more here.
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Suzanne Monaghan
August 11, 2019 - 5:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The internet is constantly changing, so for parents, it can seem like an overwhelming task to try to keep up with their child's online activity. But you don't need to know everything online, you just need to know what your kids do online, says Linsly Donnelly with...
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Kim Glovas
May 07, 2019 - 4:56 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A young boy was found alone at a 7-Eleven in Folcroft Borough Tuesday, and after police located his parents, they say they plan to file charges. Folcroft Borough police said the 3-year-old boy was found around noon at the convenience store on Delmar Drive...
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The Mastery Charter School community rallies outside of Philadelphia City Hall
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Hadas Kuznits
April 04, 2019 - 12:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Mastery Charter School community is challenging lawmakers to address issues of neighborhood safety and quality in education. At a rally they organized Thursday morning in front of City Hall, parent Markida Ross said the school safety issue most important to her is...
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Ian Bush
March 18, 2019 - 9:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When it comes to getting to and from Philadelphia International Airport, Uber and Lyft have new pint-sized competition in Kidmoto . The app does one thing: "It connects passengers seeking car seats to drivers who provide the convenience of installed car seats for...
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