School District of Philadelphia

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Mike DeNardo
May 27, 2020 - 12:35 pm
A poll of Philadelphia teachers shows more than two-thirds are concerned about a possible return to classes in school buildings before a COVID-19 vaccine is developed. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
Could a return to in-person classes at schools involve testing students and staff for the coronavirus? Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
Applications are still being accepted for Philadelphia's summer jobs program for young people. But as with everything else during the pandemic, the jobs will be online. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia is reminding parents that help with summertime meals is on the way to their mailboxes. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia says it's going to find a way to get caps and gowns to high school seniors so that they can wear them for next month's virtual graduation. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 20, 2020 - 1:54 pm
School District of Philadelphia leaders are asking City Council to maintain education funding, as it considers Mayor Jim Kenney's revised budget. Council President Darrell Clarke says not to expect a smooth ride. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 18, 2020 - 8:38 am
Should Philadelphia school students return to their buildings in September, they may find a more welcoming attitude at the security scan. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 15, 2020 - 11:19 am
Philadelphia teachers have been taking online attendance for two weeks now, but so far, only about half of students are logging on, according to the School District of Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia teachers have been taking online attendance and grading assignments for a week and a half now. Are kids logging on and learning? Read more here.
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This week's panel includes Andrea Egert, Aniya Mack, Jena Meile, and Steven Scott Bradley.
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Flashpoint
May 10, 2020 - 6:37 pm
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the impact of mass cancellation of graduation ceremonies for the class of 2020.
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