Philadelphia School District

Air conditioning units
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Mike DeNardo
August 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
More Philadelphia classrooms will have air conditioning as classes begin next week, but the majority still don't.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
July 14, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia spends millions of dollars each year to borrow money, because city tax revenues don't arrive in time for the district's officials to pay the bills. In align with every year around this time, on Tuesday, the board voted in favor of...
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
May 27, 2019 - 7:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia is taking stock of its school buildings, with an eye toward how population changes will affect enrollment. The school district is launching a comprehensive four-year review of its buildings and boundaries, and parents who move into...
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Steve Tawa
April 01, 2019 - 1:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At a National School Boards Association conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, more than 7,000 educators from around the country are discussing best practices and cutting-edge strategies to help kids learn. As the Philadelphia School District and others...
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
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Mike DeNardo
February 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia school district Thursday highlights a nutrition program that has moved its focus beyond the classroom. A 2017 district survey showed 26 percent of students said they hadn't eaten any fruits and 28 percent had no vegetables the previous day. The...
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Unified sports, in which high school students with and without special needs partner up, is a growing movement, and George Washington High School hosted a high stakes bocce tournament on Thursday.
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Paul Kurtz
January 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Unified sports, in which high school students with and without special needs partner up, is a growing movement, and George Washington High School hosted a high stakes bocce tournament on Thursday. "It's like bowling and I can throw the ball and it's actually fun,"...
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Cherri Gregg
October 23, 2018 - 4:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are investigating an alleged bullying incident that left an eighth grade student with first-degree burns to her scalp after she says another student set her hair on fire. Neveah Robinson, 13, has been nursing burns to her scalp a week after she...
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Philly schools are using the Second Step Curriculum to curb bullying.
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Mike DeNardo
October 06, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Academics are one thing. But to truly succeed, students need to be able to get along. That's why dozens of Philadelphia schools are using a popular curriculum to curb bullying and help students' social and emotional growth. The Second Step curriculum is a program that...
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School District of Philadelphia
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Rachel Kurland
September 05, 2018 - 12:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia School District has announced that students will be dismissed once again at noon on Thursday because of high temperatures. All after-school activities including all athletic programs and professional development sessions scheduled for Thursday are...
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Kim Glovas
September 04, 2018 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia School District has announced that students will be dismissed at noon on Wednesday because of high temperatures. All School District of Philadelphia schools will dismiss students at noon on Wed., Sept. 5 due to continued high temperatures. All after-...
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