School District of Philadelphia

School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia is moving ahead with plans to buy thousands of laptops for students, so that they can be taught online during the coronavirus closure. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
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Justin Udo
March 25, 2020 - 4:20 pm
The School District of Philadelphia is expanding its free lunch program to better make sure all the city's children are able to eat while school doors are closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Online school instruction
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KYW Staff
March 18, 2020 - 3:43 pm
Philadelphia teachers have been told to stop online classes while schools are closed during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Grab-and-go meals
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KYW Staff
March 16, 2020 - 4:56 pm
Philadelphia-area churches and community groups are hoping to ease the burden on families who are hunkered down because of the coronavirus outbreak by providing access to free meals. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 16, 2020 - 10:30 am
Longtime educator Christopher McGinley is stepping away from his duties on the Philadelphia school board. Read more here.
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Empty classroom seats
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Mike DeNardo
March 14, 2020 - 10:07 am
Philadelphia school teachers were getting ready for a possible coronavirus shutdown, even before the word came down Friday. Read more here.
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Philly public schools will close for two weeks due to a staff shortage as a result of coronavirus closures.
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KYW Staff
March 13, 2020 - 2:08 pm
Superintendent William Hite said all schools within the School District of Philadelphia will be closed for two weeks amid ongoing concerns over coronavirus. Read the latest here.
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Lucky's Charm
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Hadas Kuznits
March 13, 2020 - 6:30 am
Just over the rainbow in Rittenhouse, you’ll find a new St. Patrick’s Day-themed pop-up bar. Listen to the KYW Newsradio original podcast What’s Cooking for more.
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
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KYW Staff
March 12, 2020 - 10:06 pm
The School District of Philadelphia announced that 63 schools will be closed Friday, March 13. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 12, 2020 - 3:17 pm
Teachers are concerned that the hand sanitizer provided by the School District of Philadelphia might be less effective against the coronavirus because it's not alcohol-based. The district says the product offered is an effective alternative. Read more here.
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