Gov. Tom Wolf touts the importance of education for Pennsylvania’s economy during The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading convention.
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Paul Kurtz
July 24, 2018 - 5:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia is playing host this week to The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading convention. More than 700 educators, stakeholders and community coalitions will be brainstorming through presentations, panels and dialogue during the event, which runs through Friday...
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A student reads out loud to a non-judgmental audience — cats.
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John McDevitt
June 21, 2018 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A summer reading program at the Pennsylvania SPCA allows children to practice their reading skills by reading out loud to a non-judgmental audience — cats. The cats get something out of it, too. The program, called Cat Tales , is for students entering second through...
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The Laundry Cafe
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Paul Kurtz
June 19, 2018 - 4:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia-based laundromat franchise is kicking off a literacy initiative at some of its low-income locations. The Laundry Cafe already offers everything from massage chairs and big screen TVs to arcade games and barista services. Now, it's rolling out something...
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Trenton Thunder outfielder Ben Ruta
Trenton Thunder
Matt Leon
May 08, 2018 - 12:17 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The Trenton Thunder defeated the Phillies AA squad Reading on Monday night, 4-3, at Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton. Thunder outfielder Ben Ruta had the big hit, a two-run fourth inning double to snap a 2-2 tie and cap a four-run inning. That was the latest in a...
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