school buildings

Students, parents and teachers are heading to Harrisburg to rally against toxic schools.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
December 18, 2019 - 7:39 am
A contingent of Philadelphia students, parents and teachers is heading to Harrisburg Wednesday morning to rally against toxic schools. Coincidentally, this comes as a school in the city, for the fourth time this school year, has had to shut down because of asbestos. Read more here.
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Benjamin Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy
Holli Stephens./KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
December 11, 2019 - 1:50 pm
A bill headed to Harrisburg is aimed at cleaning up asbestos, lead and mold in Philadelphia's school buildings, and a community is banding together to help it pass to law.
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Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite at a news conference.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
November 19, 2019 - 3:05 pm
Faced with nearly daily headlines about asbestos and other environmental issues, the Philadelphia School District is planning a quicker response to problems in school buildings. Read more here.
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Superintendent William Hite and Mayor Jim Kenney
Mike DeNardo-KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 22, 2018 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney says the Philadelphia School District would be able to repair more of its aging school buildings under his tax increase proposal. Kenney pushed his school funding proposal during a visit to Logan Elementary, one of the district's schools most in need...
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