schools

Hotline call
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Mike DeNardo
May 07, 2020 - 1:41 pm
The coronavirus pandemic has upended the routines of many Philadelphia school students, and it's taking an emotional toll. To help, the district is launching a free hotline, where students and families can talk with experienced clinicians. Read more here.
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Graduation hat
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Mark Abrams
May 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
With a month to go until high school graduations, the Philadelphia Archdiocese has made a decision on what those are going to look like. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mike DeNardo
May 04, 2020 - 11:55 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that the Garden State is following Pennsylvania and Delaware in closing schools for the rest of the academic year. Read the latest here.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
May 01, 2020 - 4:30 am
If schools are allowed to reopen this fall, School District of Philadelphia leaders are already thinking about what a return to the classrooms could look like. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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John McDevitt
April 28, 2020 - 3:02 pm
As Pennsylvania anticipates the reopening process next week, the governor says efforts could be reconsidered and altered, if necessary. Plus, Pennsylvania's 500 school districts are facing a projected loss of up to 5% in the revenue from local taxes. Read the latest here.
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Children wear face masks
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Mike DeNardo
April 24, 2020 - 11:44 am
Pennsylvania schools are closed for the rest of the academic year, and there's no guarantee they'll reopen in the fall. But whenever they do, Philly’s superintendent is “certain” face masks will be incorporated in classrooms. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
April 23, 2020 - 6:44 pm
Revenue losses from the coronavirus pandemic could create a sea of red ink for the Philadelphia School District. Read more here.
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Online instruction
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Mike DeNardo
April 20, 2020 - 5:14 pm
Schools are closed for the rest of the year, but Monday was the first official day of online instruction — a first for both teachers and students, even though some are still waiting to receive laptops from the district. Read more here.
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Gov. John Carney
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Mike DeNardo
April 17, 2020 - 2:46 pm
Schools in Delaware are closed until at least May 18. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
April 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia parents and high school seniors were holding onto hope that graduations could be held in June. But the superintendent isn’t so sure. Read more here.
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