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The School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 10, 2018 - 6:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's a new era for Philadelphia schools, as the city's new local school board met for the first time Monday night. Before a standing room crowd, Mayor Jim Kenney welcomed the nine men and women he appionted to run the school district. "It's going to be a lot of hours...
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The School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
June 29, 2018 - 8:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday is announcing more funding to address the dangerous environmental conditions in Philadelphia's aging school buildings. Wolf, Mayor Jim Kenney and district officials are expected to make the announcement at Roosevelt Elementary School in...
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The School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
June 26, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's new local school board has scheduled its first meeting. The new era of local school control begins Monday, July 9 at 5 p.m., when the nine-member mayor-appointed board meets at district headquarters. The board is expected to elect a president and vice...
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The SRC holds its final meeting on June 21, 2018.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
June 22, 2018 - 9:53 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After 17 years of controlling Philly schools, the state School Reform Commission held its final public meeting Thursday night, as it prepares to hand the school system to a local board next month. History is made. The SRC recesses its final meeting. pic.twitter.com/...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
June 19, 2018 - 1:33 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In another sign of a painless budget season this year, the state House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday morning unanimously approved a new state spending plan with no new taxes that provides more money for education — and for school safety. It’s something pretty...
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