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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Philadanco is one of 40 dance companies to take part in the International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance.
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Antionette Lee
January 12, 2020 - 11:48 am
Hundreds of dancers from all over the world will be taking over the Avenue of the Arts for a unique dance festival started by the founder of a major Philadelphia dance company, known for breaking barriers in the industry. Read more here.
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This week's panel includes Samia Bristow of Maternity Care Coalition, Jatolla Davis, midwife and certified nurse with Jefferson Health, Saleemah McNeil, CEO of Oshun Family Center, and Janayah Davis, who survived a near-death experience during childbirth.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
October 27, 2019 - 9:30 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Newsradio community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about Philadelphia's maternal mortality rates.
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Philadanco made a stop at the Kimmel Center.
Antionette Lee / KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
November 18, 2018 - 12:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For nearly 50 years, Philadanco has held an internationally recognized legacy of breaking barriers and building bridges across cultural divides through providing opportunities to dancers of color. The contemporary dance company rarely performs in its hometown, but...
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