School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
July 07, 2020 - 5:50 pm
The Philadelphia School District is outlining how it plans to keep students and staff safe from the coronavirus this fall. Parents learned about the district health plan at an online session Tuesday. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
July 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
The first day of school in Philadelphia this fall could be delayed, as the school district prepares for a return to classes in a pandemic. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
July 02, 2020 - 1:55 pm
Results from a new School District of Philadelphia survey shows teachers and parents prefer a back-to-school plan that has students attending classes in person on alternating days. The findings differ from teachers union survey results released on Monday. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
July 02, 2020 - 1:30 pm
The School District of Philadelphia is investigating a series of racist social media posts by students at two of the city's top magnet high schools. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
June 29, 2020 - 12:42 pm
A new survey of Philadelphia teachers shows that most prefer a schedule of alternating weeks of in-person and virtual education when classes resume after the COVID-19 shutdown. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
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Mike DeNardo
June 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
Some Philadelphia high school students have won approval for a historical maker to commemorate the pivotal 1967 student walkout. Read more here.
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A Philadelphia School District police car.
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Mike DeNardo
June 26, 2020 - 11:57 am
Student protesters have demanded that the School District of Philadelphia disband its school police department. The district says it isn't going that far, but changes are in the works. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
June 23, 2020 - 8:02 pm
Although the coronavirus did not have a huge impact on the PPA’s revenue, it will provide about $2 million less to the School District of Philadelphia this year compared to last year. And, ticketing is reportedly high as the PPA phases in parking enforcement again. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
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Mike DeNardo
June 20, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia is using feedback from web surveys and town halls to draw up a fall reopening plan after the COVID-19 shutdown. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
June 19, 2020 - 2:03 pm
As the argument over defunding police goes on, student activists are calling on the School District of Philadelphia to abolish its school police department. They say the officers make them feel like criminals in their school buildings. Read more here.
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