School District of Philadelphia

A Philadelphia School District police car.
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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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Online instruction
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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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Mike DeNardo
May 09, 2020 - 4:00 am
With Philadelphia teachers trained in Google Classroom and students using loaner Chromebooks at home, could there be no more snow days? Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
The school district says it hasn't been able to contact hundreds of students since school buildings closed for the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Hotline call
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Mike DeNardo
May 07, 2020 - 1:41 pm
The coronavirus pandemic has upended the routines of many Philadelphia school students, and it's taking an emotional toll. To help, the district is launching a free hotline, where students and families can talk with experienced clinicians. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 06, 2020 - 5:39 pm
As the Philadelphia School District was preparing to launch online learning, a survey conducted in late March shows Philadelphia teachers were concerned about their students' access to computers. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
May 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way the Philadelphia School District hires teachers. The question now is how many will they need for next year? Read more here.
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Superintendent William Hite talks to reporters in a Zoom video conference call
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Mike DeNardo
May 04, 2020 - 9:32 am
Philadelphia teachers will be giving grades for online assignments, starting today. Read more here.
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