schools

Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput
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Mark Abrams
September 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia's archbishop concedes a significant number of Catholic Church closings and parish consolidations are inevitable in the not-too-distant future because of rapidly declining numbers of people in the pews.
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School District of Philadelphia
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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.
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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.
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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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Empty classroom with no students
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Mike DeNardo
September 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
Superintendent William Hite says as of a week before the beginning of school, there were 62 teacher vacancies.
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Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
August 31, 2019 - 7:32 pm
The School District of Philadelphia says this fall they will be expanding a program that puts social workers in schools.
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Science Leadership Academy gets ready to move into Ben Franklin High School
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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.
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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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Gov. Wolf announced Wednesday that the state is kicking in extra money to help Philadelphia schools continue to remove lead paint from their buildings.
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Mike DeNardo
July 31, 2019 - 6:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Wolf announced Wednesday that the state is kicking in extra money to help Philadelphia schools continue to remove lead paint from their buildings. Visitors' shoes stick to the flypaper-like adhesive mats at the entrances to rooms at Heston Elementary School in...
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