schools

Activist Antoine Little leads a rally this morning outside T.M. Pierce Elementary School.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
November 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
Parents at a North Philadelphia elementary school where asbestos was found are waiting to hear the district's plan for what happens next. Read more here.
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Science Leadership Academy gets ready to move into Ben Franklin High School
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
As displaced students at Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy move to temporary new homes, asbestos removal teams in the building continue their work to meet a January deadline.
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Doha Ibrahim and Imere Williams, the school board's new non-voting members.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
September 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
Two high school seniors have taken their positions as non-voting members on the Philadelphia school board.
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Workers have been building a new home for SLA inside the Ben Franklin High building.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
September 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
Construction crews have halted their work to combine two Philadelphia high schools after students reported health problems.
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School District of Philadelphia
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio, file
Mike DeNardo
September 11, 2019 - 7:01 pm
A Philadelphia teacher has been diagnosed with a lung cancer linked to asbestos exposure. The teachers union says this highlights an urgent need for money to address environmental problems in the city's aging school buildings.
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Colleges grads are sworn in to their roles with College Possible.
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
September 11, 2019 - 5:40 pm
With 100 hours of training in the books, 22 recent college grads are now ready to pay it forward and help the next generation of students navigate the sometimes difficult admissions process.
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Painting.
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Justin Udo
September 09, 2019 - 5:15 pm
New Jersey's Arts Ed Now program has helped the state become the first in the country to make sure all its students have access to art education.
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Construction at the newly-combined Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
September 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
The school district started classes on Tuesday, but construction delays have pushed the start of school at the newly-combined Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School to Friday.
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Science Leadership Academy gets ready to move into Ben Franklin High School
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The new school year will bring dramatic changes for two Philadelphia high schools on opposite ends of the academic spectrum, as the schools will be sharing the same building. Students at Science Leadership Academy are going to class in the same building as Ben...
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A worker sprays an adhesive product on the ground to gather up the lead particles in the school yard of Saint Benoit primary school in Paris, France, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019.
Francois Mori/AP Photo
August 08, 2019 - 10:34 am
By Sylvie Corbet and Nicolas Garriga, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Workers in full protective gear began Thursday to decontaminate some Paris schools tested with unsafe levels of lead following the blaze at the Notre Dame Cathedral, as part of efforts to protect children from risks of lead...
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