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In its first vote on new charter schools, the Philadelphia school board denied all three applications before it.
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Mike DeNardo
March 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In its first vote on new charter schools, the Philadelphia school board denied all three applications before it. Philadelphia has 87 charter schools, and the new local school board voted Thursday night not to add any new ones this fall. Two of the denials - the Joan...
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Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
February 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The school board votes Thursday night on applications for three new charter schools. The board is considering applications for a K-8 String Theory charter in Wynnefield Heights, the Tacony Academy Charter at St. Vincent's and a Frederick Douglass High School. Last...
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Philadelphia school board's Student Achievement and Support Committee.
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Mike DeNardo
February 22, 2019 - 12:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some Philadelphia students are continuing their opposition to a plan that would require metal detectors at the entrances to all district high schools. The school board has been considering a policy change that would force the three district high schools that don't use...
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The School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
June 26, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's new local school board has scheduled its first meeting. The new era of local school control begins Monday, July 9 at 5 p.m., when the nine-member mayor-appointed board meets at district headquarters. The board is expected to elect a president and vice...
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The SRC holds its final meeting on June 21, 2018.
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Mike DeNardo
June 22, 2018 - 9:53 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After 17 years of controlling Philly schools, the state School Reform Commission held its final public meeting Thursday night, as it prepares to hand the school system to a local board next month. History is made. The SRC recesses its final meeting. pic.twitter.com/...
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