School District of Philadelphia

Barbering class at Dobbins High
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Mike DeNardo
November 06, 2019 - 3:23 pm
After three years of renovations, Murrell Dobbins High School’s extreme makeover of sorts is unveiled, revealing upgrades to its career and technical education programs. Read more here.
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Vaccine
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Mark Abrams
October 31, 2019 - 1:54 pm
More than 3,000 School District of Philadelphia students may be barred from their classrooms, starting Monday, if they fail to deliver proof that they have received all of their state-required shots. Read more here.
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Protesters demand district abate asbestos at school
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Mark Abrams
October 28, 2019 - 12:44 pm
Parents, teachers and city officials are demanding action after asbestos was discovered in yet another Philadelphia school. Read more here.
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Benjamin Franklin High School resumes at Khepera
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Kim Glovas
October 14, 2019 - 10:57 am
After nearly two weeks, Benjamin Franklin High School students finally resumed classes Monday while their school building goes through asbestos removal. Read more here.
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Representative Melissa Shusterman, John Allgood, and Preston Brown are on the Flashpoint panel, discussing compensation for college athletes.
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Flashpoint
October 13, 2019 - 9:00 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about compensation for college athletes.
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Congregation Rodeph Shalom
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Mike DeNardo
October 11, 2019 - 3:19 pm
Ben Franklin High and Science Leadership Academy students finally have places to resume classes on Monday, but one of the sites is saying the School District of Philadelphia's announcement was "premature." Read more here.
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
October 10, 2019 - 4:45 pm
After nearly two weeks of waiting in limbo, Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy students officially have places to resume their studies. Read more here.
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Benjamin Franklin High School
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Mike DeNardo
October 09, 2019 - 10:56 am
A task force has recommended new temporary sites for students at Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High, while asbestos work and construction are underway through December. Read more here.
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Driving Away the Cold event
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Mark Abrams
October 08, 2019 - 1:23 pm
More than 1,000 students from four elementary schools within the School District of Philadelphia had the chance to pick out new winter coats during an event at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Tuesday. Read more here.
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
October 08, 2019 - 12:19 pm
The School District of Philadelphia hopes to tell parents on Wednesday where students displaced from Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy will be attending classes starting Monday.
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