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Suzanne Monaghan
September 01, 2018 - 9:32 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's back to school time, and experts say more than ever parents are overprotective and overly concerned with academic achievement. And that leads to stressed-out kids. When parents are too involved in their children's social and academic success, it leads to anxiety...
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Three out of the first four days of school were cut short this week because of sweltering classrooms.
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 30, 2018 - 2:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With three out of the first four days cut short this week because of sweltering classrooms, Superintendent William Hite chief is taking the heat over the decision to start the school year before Labor Day. Hite said there was no way the School District of Philadelphia...
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
August 28, 2018 - 3:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hot, muggy conditions forced classes to end early on only the second day of the school year. The thermometer outside read 92 degrees as students filed out of Spring Garden School. "It's really hot in our room. There's no air conditioning. All we have is two little...
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The School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
August 27, 2018 - 9:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The school year kicked off in Philadelphia Monday, one week earlier than usual. And already, we have early dismissals to tell you about. All School District of Philadelphia schools will dismiss students at 1 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday due to excessive heat. RELATED:...
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The School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Rachel Kurland
August 27, 2018 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia announced Monday afternoon — the end of its first official day of school for students in the district — that all schools will dismiss students early on Tuesday and Wednesday due to excessive heat. Students will be dismissed at 1 p.m...
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Please Touch Museum hosts kindergarten mixer
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
August 02, 2018 - 8:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On Wednesday night, the Please Touch Museum hosted a mixer to get kids ready to cross a major milestone: going to school. Patricia Wellenbach, the museum's president and CEO, said the event allowed kids to explore what it means to go to school. "They're getting to...
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