schools

Black Lives Matter
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Justin Udo
June 04, 2020 - 1:14 pm
In an effort to break down social barriers, the Upper Darby School District is collaborating with the township and police to mend race relations and disparity in the community. Read more here.
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School classroom
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KYW Staff
June 03, 2020 - 12:41 pm
Pennsylvania Department of Education officials say in-person instruction at elementary and secondary schools can resume on July 1 with the development of a coronavirus health and safety plan. Read more here.
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Online teaching
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 30% of K-12 teachers in the U.S. are 65 or older, and the welfare of the older teaching population is going to have a big impact on how schools are structured in the fall. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
May 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
A bill headed to Gov. Wolf’s desk will distribute the lion’s share of Pennsylvania’s federal pandemic aid money, which includes hundreds of millions for nursing homes and long-term living facilities. Read more here.
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Graduation cap
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Paul Kurtz
May 27, 2020 - 6:42 pm
The 2020 graduation season is here and it's unlike anything we’ve ever experienced. With social distancing still the norm, some schools are holding virtual ceremonies while others are doing it drive-in movie style. Read more here.
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An empty school hallway
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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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Empty school cafeteria
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Mike DeNardo
May 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia is reminding parents that help with summertime meals is on the way to their mailboxes. Read more here.
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Graduation cap
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Mike DeNardo
May 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia says it's going to find a way to get caps and gowns to high school seniors so that they can wear them for next month's virtual graduation. Read more here.
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Classroom in auditorium
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 15, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Because of the pandemic, more students are expected to attend community college. But some of the reasons for the increase in community college enrollment aren't as obvious as people might think. 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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