School District of Philadelphia

Malcolm Jenkins
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Mike DeNardo
June 09, 2020 - 1:52 pm
Former Eagle Malcolm Jenkins told Philadelphia’s Class of 2020 that even amid the chaos and unpredictability of a pandemic and racial unrest, their future is in their own hands. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
June 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
Pennsylvania schools are still trying to decide how, and when they should reopen this fall. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
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Mike DeNardo
June 04, 2020 - 12:39 pm
The union for Philadelphia school principals is leading a silent march Thursday afternoon to both honor George Floyd and call on the School District of Philadelphia to do more to combat racism. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
June 01, 2020 - 11:44 am
More than 70% of Philadelphia School District students are now logging on to online classes during the coronavirus pandemic closures. The superintendent says that’s up from 57% in the first two weeks of May. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 31, 2020 - 7:35 pm
As the Philadelphia School District prepares for the fall, administrators know one thing: Not everyone will return to their school buildings. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
May 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia School District's budget has been on a roller coaster ride the last few days. But the district appears to be standing on solid financial ground, for now. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 28, 2020 - 4:03 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney has withdrawn his proposal for a real estate tax increase to fund the School District of Philadelphia, after the state Legislature agreed to higher-than-expected school funding. Read more here.
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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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