School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
August 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
With students and staff home for the all-virtual start to the year, the School District of Philadelphia will be able to do some more work on its buildings. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
August 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia school administrators are concerned that students who had months of remote instruction in the spring may fall even further behind, with an all-virtual start to the new school year. Read more here.
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
July 29, 2020 - 4:40 pm
One day after pivoting to an all-digital start to the school year, Superintendent William Hite is pledging that all students will have internet access. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
July 28, 2020 - 4:21 pm
After hearing loud criticism of his hybrid back-to-school plan, Superintendent William Hite now says Philadelphia schools will have an all-digital start to the new year. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia Board
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Mike DeNardo
July 24, 2020 - 12:07 pm
The School District of Philadelphia has pushed for a hybrid of online and in-person classes, but more than 100 parents, students, teachers and principals ripped the plan to shreds at Thursday night’s marathon school board meeting, overwhelmingly calling for an all-digital return to classes this...
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Online school instruction
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Mike DeNardo
July 23, 2020 - 2:03 pm
Philadelphia School District parents concerned about COVID-19 are already choosing the new all-digital learning option for their children this fall. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
July 22, 2020 - 6:03 pm
Philadelphia parents uneasy about sending their children back to school buildings this fall have the option of a completely online education. Registration opened Wednesday for the school district’s new Digital Academy. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
July 15, 2020 - 9:12 am
The School District of Philadelphia says most students will be on site only two days per week in the fall as a part of its reopening plan. Class instruction will follow a "hybrid model" — part online and part in-person. And the first day of class has been piushed out to Sept. 2. Read the latest...
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Mike DeNardo
July 14, 2020 - 8:00 am
The Philadelphia School District is expected to release its back-to-school plan this week, and the teachers union wants to be sure the plan addresses members' concerns over COVID-19. The union is issuing its own back-to-school recommendations Tuesday. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
July 13, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia parents, students and teachers should find out soon what going back to school in a pandemic will look like, as the School District of Philadelphia is expected to release its back-to-school plan this week. Read more here.
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