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Mike DeNardo
July 02, 2020 - 1:30 pm
The School District of Philadelphia is investigating a series of racist social media posts by students at two of the city's top magnet high schools. Read more here.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 30, 2020 - 1:47 pm
Most people across the country expect schools to reopen in the fall, but a new poll found a handful of teachers, and students will likely not return.
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Tobias Harris
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Mike DeNardo
June 22, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Sixers forward Tobias Harris joined state Sen. Vincent Hughes on a Zoom call to announce that the senator's eight-year-old program, called Read to Succeed , will be held online this season due to the coronavirus. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
June 19, 2020 - 2:03 pm
As the argument over defunding police goes on, student activists are calling on the School District of Philadelphia to abolish its school police department. They say the officers make them feel like criminals in their school buildings. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
June 15, 2020 - 2:37 pm
The School District of Philadelphia launched several surveys to help determine what’s most important to parents, students and school staff when they return to classes in the fall. Read more here.
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 08, 2020 - 5:59 am
In a moving virtual commencement address, Beyoncé shared some words of wisdom for the Class of 2020, touching on racial injustices, coronavirus, and sexism in the music industry.
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Mike DeNardo
June 04, 2020 - 12:39 pm
The union for Philadelphia school principals is leading a silent march Thursday afternoon to both honor George Floyd and call on the School District of Philadelphia to do more to combat racism. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
June 03, 2020 - 12:41 pm
Pennsylvania Department of Education officials say in-person instruction at elementary and secondary schools can resume on July 1 with the development of a coronavirus health and safety plan. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
June 01, 2020 - 11:44 am
More than 70% of Philadelphia School District students are now logging on to online classes during the coronavirus pandemic closures. The superintendent says that’s up from 57% in the first two weeks of May. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 31, 2020 - 7:35 pm
As the Philadelphia School District prepares for the fall, administrators know one thing: Not everyone will return to their school buildings. Read more here.
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