Philadelphia School District

Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
July 29, 2020 - 4:40 pm
One day after pivoting to an all-digital start to the school year, Superintendent William Hite is pledging that all students will have internet access. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
July 28, 2020 - 4:21 pm
After hearing loud criticism of his hybrid back-to-school plan, Superintendent William Hite now says Philadelphia schools will have an all-digital start to the new year. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
July 22, 2020 - 6:03 pm
Philadelphia parents uneasy about sending their children back to school buildings this fall have the option of a completely online education. Registration opened Wednesday for the school district’s new Digital Academy. Read more here.
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A blackboard
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Mike DeNardo
July 14, 2020 - 8:00 am
The Philadelphia School District is expected to release its back-to-school plan this week, and the teachers union wants to be sure the plan addresses members' concerns over COVID-19. The union is issuing its own back-to-school recommendations Tuesday. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
July 11, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia is planning a top-to-bottom effort to confront racism that includes teacher training and curriculum changes. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
July 07, 2020 - 5:50 pm
The Philadelphia School District is outlining how it plans to keep students and staff safe from the coronavirus this fall. Parents learned about the district health plan at an online session Tuesday. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
July 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
The first day of school in Philadelphia this fall could be delayed, as the school district prepares for a return to classes in a pandemic. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
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Mike DeNardo
June 20, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia is using feedback from web surveys and town halls to draw up a fall reopening plan after the COVID-19 shutdown. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
June 17, 2020 - 3:12 pm
Pennsylvania schools are devising their plans for reopening this fall. And Philadelphia administrators say keeping students socially distant to and from school will be complex and expensive. Read more here.
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Malcolm Jenkins
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Mike DeNardo
June 09, 2020 - 1:52 pm
Former Eagle Malcolm Jenkins told Philadelphia’s Class of 2020 that even amid the chaos and unpredictability of a pandemic and racial unrest, their future is in their own hands. Read more here.
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