APM tablets
Courtesy of Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha
Mike DeNardo
March 30, 2020 - 3:21 pm
Staffers from the Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM) dropped off tablets to the homes of more than 600 3- to 5-year-olds, who would normally be at one of the nonprofit's four preschool centers, but the schools are closed due to coronavirus. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Pat Loeb
February 17, 2020 - 5:42 pm
A pregnant mother was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on Feb. 11, as she dropped her child off at a South Philadelphia Head Start program. An ICE spokesman said she was later released for humanitarian reasons, but School District of Philadelphia officials are...
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Hadas Kuznits
August 07, 2019 - 12:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city's free pre-school program is open for enrollment for the upcoming school year, and Mayor Jim Kenney is reminding parents to sign up. All children who will be 3 or 4 by Sept. 1 are eligible for the PHLpreK program , which is available across more than 140...
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Mayor Jim Kenney toured Inside Your Child's World, a preschool in Elmwood.
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Mike Dougherty
January 04, 2019 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney and city officials are celebrating the second birthday of free pre-K in the city. He's taken a lot of heat over the soda tax, which funds the program, and says it's all worth it because of the progress he's seeing. On Friday, Kenney toured Inside Your...
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Parents line up with their toddlers at the Early Childhood Development Center in Camden for free flu shots.
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Mike DeNardo
December 12, 2018 - 2:46 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Preschoolers in Camden were feeling the pinch Wednesday morning, as the city administered free flu shots to help the 3- and 4-year-olds meet a January deadline. Some of the toddlers didn't take too well to a needle in their arms, but the pain had a purpose. New Jersey...
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