school year

Air conditioning units
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Mike DeNardo
August 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
More Philadelphia classrooms will have air conditioning as classes begin next week, but the majority still don't.
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Philadelphia teacher orientation
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Mike DeNardo
August 05, 2019 - 11:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the start of the 2019 school year one month away, nearly 700 newly hired Philadelphia teachers gathered at the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush in Northeast Philly Monday to start a week of orientation, coaching and planning. Maria Lobron, one of the hundreds of new...
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
December 14, 2018 - 12:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia school students will go back to starting school after Labor Day in 2019. As expected, the school board approved a proposal to start the 2019-20 school year on Sept. 3, the day after Labor Day. This year for the first time, the School District of...
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No August start for Philly schools next year?  The Hite administration is recommending a 9/3/19 start - the day after Labor Day.  But the rec is for an 8/31 opening day in 2020.
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Mike DeNardo
December 07, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia School District caught some heat this year for starting classes before Labor Day. The Philadelphia school year started before Labor Day for the first time this year, and got off to a rough start with a week's worth of heat-shortened days. Now, the...
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Students from the Community College of Philadelphia collected school supplies to give to local elementary students and their teachers.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
August 14, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students from the Community College of Philadelphia volunteered their time, effort and resources to help hundreds of kids go back to school with the supplies they need. The book bag drive and collection for school supplies was spearheaded by students at CCP. "This...
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The Camden City School District is providing free nutritious lunches to more than 2,000 kids over the summer.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
July 26, 2018 - 3:47 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Hunger does not take a summer vacation. And for officials in Camden, they are working to make sure all the city's kids stay active and healthy over the summer. "A lot of students at the end of the school year, they don't have all of the meals that's offered to them...
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