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Graduation caps.
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Mark Abrams
April 15, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia is trying to boost the senior class spirit by moving forward with tentative plans for some key events. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
April 15, 2020 - 1:34 pm
As federal stimulus checks start arriving, teachers in the Philadelphia area are being asked to turn theirs over for fellow school staffers who don't get paid as much. And so far, more than 60 teachers have done just that. Read more here.
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 11, 2020 - 4:42 pm
Since kids aren’t returning to the classroom this year, many are missing out on major milestones. Read more here.
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Andrew Kramer
April 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
We now know schools in the region will stay closed indefinitely. For parents who haven’t fully adjusted to their kids learning from home yet. A Philadelphia-area mom who’s no stranger to cyber schooling has some virtual learning secrets to share. Read more here.
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Justin Udo
April 01, 2020 - 2:55 pm
A Philadelphia charter school is making sure students all have computers so they can continue their education online. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaking to reporters.
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Rachel Kurland
March 30, 2020 - 2:29 pm
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has extended his stay-at-home order to last through at least April 30, and schools are closed indefinitely. Read more here.
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Kimberly Adams
March 28, 2020 - 2:59 pm
Camden County high school students will stay connected at home since schools are closed, and it’s all coming together thanks to a huge gift from donors. Read more here.
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Grab-and-go meals
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KYW Staff
March 16, 2020 - 4:56 pm
Philadelphia-area churches and community groups are hoping to ease the burden on families who are hunkered down because of the coronavirus outbreak by providing access to free meals. Read more here.
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Empty classroom seats
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Mike DeNardo
March 14, 2020 - 10:07 am
Philadelphia school teachers were getting ready for a possible coronavirus shutdown, even before the word came down Friday. Read more here.
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A worker disinfects the front doors of a school.
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KYW Staff
March 09, 2020 - 3:31 pm
As a precaution, two Montgomery County school districts will close for cleaning and sanitizing after reports of potential coronavirus exposures. Read more here.
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