school

Closed lockers in a school hallway
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David Madden
August 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A researcher at Rutgers University-Camden wants to test out a theory: Start school days a little later as a way to cut down on juvenile crime. All the talk in the last few years has centered on changing the schedule so kids can get more sleep, which can lead to better...
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Philadelphia high school is selected to pioneer a course in green energy
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Mike DeNardo
August 16, 2019 - 4:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia high school is pioneering a course in green energy. The City of Philadelphia and the School District say they have selected Frankford High School to host what they call the nation's first course in solar energy. The three-year course of study would...
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CHOP's annual back to school drive
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Hadas Kuznits
August 16, 2019 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kids in West Philadelphia got ready for school Friday afternoon during a big celebration, thanks to a special initiative from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Children’s Hospital patients received free back to school backpacks at their annual school supply back...
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August 05, 2019 - 1:04 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state report released Monday said bullying, self-harm and suicide were the most common concerns fielded during the first half-year of operation for a new threat reporting system that covers Pennsylvania schools. The 21-page report by the state attorney general's office said...
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Philadelphia teacher orientation
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Mike DeNardo
August 05, 2019 - 11:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the start of the 2019 school year one month away, nearly 700 newly hired Philadelphia teachers gathered at the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush in Northeast Philly Monday to start a week of orientation, coaching and planning. Maria Lobron, one of the hundreds of new...
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The future is unclear for students at the Charter High School for Architecture and Design.
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Mike DeNardo
June 13, 2019 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The future is unclear for students at one Philadelphia charter school now that the School Board Thursday approved the school's offer to surrender its charter. Rather than endure a long and expensive hearing process after a non-renewal recommendation, the board of the...
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Elliot Weinbaum
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Mike DeNardo
June 03, 2019 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kids, of course, have access to their class textbooks and school library, but with the launch of a project in 10 Philly schools, kindergarten through third-graders have been able to pick out books they're truly interested in — and keep it in their personal home...
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School hallway.
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May 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 6-year-old girl found out that it's harder than you think to get out of going to school. A 6-year-old British girl drew red dots on herself to convince her parents that she shouldn't have to go to school because she had...
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school crossiing
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April 20, 2019 - 11:15 am
DORAL, Fla. (AP) — A road crew in Florida should get an "F'' for spelling. A motorist on Thursday spotted the error, realizing that workers in Doral had made a mistake when painting the word "school" at a pedestrian crossing in the road. Instead of S-C-H-O-O-L, it was spelled S-C-O-H-O-L. #UPDATE...
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Jim Melwert
April 09, 2019 - 1:37 pm
RADNOR TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In two weeks, the Radnor Township School Board will vote on whether to change school start times. If approved by the April 23 board meeting, the new start times would go into effect in the fall, pushing Radnor High School’s start time from 7:35 a.m. to 8:30 a...
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