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A girl being bullied.
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Suzanne Monaghan
September 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
Approximately two kids in every classroom have food allergies, according to FARE (Food Allergy Research Education), and many children are bullied because of their food allergies.
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Mechanic inspects a school bus.
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David Madden
September 04, 2019 - 3:08 pm
Back to school means those yellow buses are back on area roads, and New Jersey has resumed its biennial inspection of some 24,000 buses across the state.
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Child unhappy at school.
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Lynne Adkins
September 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
We know that going back to school is stressful for parents and children, but for some kids, it can be too much to handle.
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Mike DeNardo
August 30, 2019 - 11:56 am
The first day for a Pennsauken school was scheduled for Sept. 4, but the start date has been delayed after mold was discovered.
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Symphony for a Broken Orchestra
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Mike DeNardo
August 26, 2019 - 3:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sandpaper. Glue. Tightening tools. For music teachers like Mike Huff, these repairing utensils are a godsend. "I was using paper clips to tighten up chin rests before," he said. "Now, I have this little tool." About 70 itinerant teachers in Philadelphia like Huff...
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August 05, 2019 - 1:04 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state report released Monday said bullying, self-harm and suicide were the most common concerns fielded during the first half-year of operation for a new threat reporting system that covers Pennsylvania schools. The 21-page report by the state attorney general's office said...
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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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The future is unclear for students at the Charter High School for Architecture and Design.
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Mike DeNardo
June 13, 2019 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The future is unclear for students at one Philadelphia charter school now that the School Board Thursday approved the school's offer to surrender its charter. Rather than endure a long and expensive hearing process after a non-renewal recommendation, the board of the...
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Elliot Weinbaum
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Mike DeNardo
June 03, 2019 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kids, of course, have access to their class textbooks and school library, but with the launch of a project in 10 Philly schools, kindergarten through third-graders have been able to pick out books they're truly interested in — and keep it in their personal home...
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School hallway.
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May 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 6-year-old girl found out that it's harder than you think to get out of going to school. A 6-year-old British girl drew red dots on herself to convince her parents that she shouldn't have to go to school because she had...
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