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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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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
April 19, 2020 - 4:00 am
It'll be a new experience for Philadelphia school students Monday when they begin classes online. And administrators know that students will need some emotional support through the process. Read more here.
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Church pews
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David Madden
April 17, 2020 - 4:32 pm
The Catholic Diocese of Camden has announced plans to close five schools by the end of the school year due to declining enrollment. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
April 17, 2020 - 4:00 am
With schools closed for the rest of the year because of the coronavirus, the Philadelphia School District is using the time to do some asbestos and lead paint work. Read more here.
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A section of the Northeast Extension between Quakertown and Allentown.
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KYW Staff
December 02, 2019 - 7:50 am
The Philadelphia region gets its first significant snowfall of the season today. A winter storm warning kicked in at 6 a.m. for the northern suburbs, and a winter weather advisory starts at 9 a.m. for the city and South Jersey. Dozens of schools in the area are closed. Read more here.
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Benjamin Franklin High School
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Molly Daly
October 04, 2019 - 5:48 pm
The School District of Philadelphia says Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy will remain closed due to asbestos testing. Read more here.
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Clean-up crews at People for People Charter School
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Mark Abrams
January 16, 2019 - 7:56 pm
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The People for People Charter School at Broad and Brown streets near Fairmount Avenue will remain closed until Jan. 22 due to fire damage. A fire broke out late Tuesday night and damaged the building, forcing cancellation of Wednesday's classes. School officials...
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School District of Philadelphia
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Rachel Kurland
September 05, 2018 - 12:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia School District has announced that students will be dismissed once again at noon on Thursday because of high temperatures. All after-school activities including all athletic programs and professional development sessions scheduled for Thursday are...
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Kim Glovas
September 04, 2018 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia School District has announced that students will be dismissed at noon on Wednesday because of high temperatures. All School District of Philadelphia schools will dismiss students at noon on Wed., Sept. 5 due to continued high temperatures. All after-...
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Dan Wing
September 04, 2018 - 8:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two schools have announced that they will be closing early Tuesday because of high temperatures. Elkins Park School will dismiss students at noon, and Cheltenham High School will be send students home at 11:15 a.m. The National Weather Service has issued a heat...
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