Philadelphia Board of Education

A Philadelphia School District police car.
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Mike DeNardo
June 26, 2020 - 11:57 am
Student protesters have demanded that the School District of Philadelphia disband its school police department. The district says it isn't going that far, but changes are in the works. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Pat Loeb
January 09, 2020 - 6:00 am
Nominations are open for the next Philadelphia Board of Education.
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Julia Frank and Alfredo Pratico
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Mike DeNardo
June 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been a real-world education for the two student members on the Philadelphia school board. As they complete their year of service, they're making some suggestions for the future. In addition to their schoolwork, Julia Frank and Alfredo Pratico have spent the last...
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Classroom
Mike DeNardo
January 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia's school board has approved a hefty contract with a nonprofit to coach teachers. The $17 million contract with the Children's Literacy Initiative would provide literacy coaches for kindergarten through fifth grade teachers. Several speakers at the board...
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
January 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The School District of Philadelphia is re-upping a marketing deal to recruit new teachers. The School Reform Commission last year hired Magnum Integrated Marketing for $490,000 to advertise for new teachers. At a meeting on Thursday, the new school board approved...
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
November 03, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Board of Education is picking its own volunteer advisory panel to serve as a link to the community. The school board is looking for a dozen volunteers who are willing to work long hours for no pay, just like the board members themselves. The board is...
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Dunbar School
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Mike DeNardo
September 08, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The School District of Philadelphia has taken a lot of heat over its decision to start classes before Labor Day this year. Later this month, the district will start talking about next year's calendar. The August 27 start has been a hot topic, with five unscheduled...
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