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Mark Abrams
October 31, 2019 - 1:54 pm
More than 3,000 School District of Philadelphia students may be barred from their classrooms, starting Monday, if they fail to deliver proof that they have received all of their state-required shots. Read more here.
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David Madden
October 12, 2019 - 6:30 am
A few years ago, Camden schools were not performing very well in state tests. But now, for the fourth year in a row, the district reports improvements in its Standardized Learning Assessment. Read more here.
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New Jersey statehouse
David Madden
February 07, 2019 - 12:09 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new law in New Jersey requires every public school in the state to be equipped with a "panic alarm" that could summon local police in the event of a security breach. Many schools have them now. All will by the fall, according to the main sponsor of the legislation...
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
January 09, 2019 - 1:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study says Philadelphia school principals change jobs more often than those across the state — and it happens more at schools in high-poverty areas. Principal mobility — when one transfers from one school to another or leaves the position entirely — is more...
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Anea Moore is the city's latest Rhodes Scholarship recipient
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Pat Loeb
November 29, 2018 - 8:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia city council on Thursday passed a resolution honoring the city's latest recipient of the coveted Rhodes Scholarship; a University of Pennsylvania senior who has overcome tragedy to excel academically. "I am a public school kid from Southwest Philadelphia...
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Shara Dae Howard
June 04, 2018 - 11:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia schools are becoming more heart safe as the Youth Heart Watch program at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been working to get automated external defibrillators (AEDs) into schools. "About 350,000 citizens in the U.S. have a cardiac arrest every...
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