Science Leadership Academy

Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
October 08, 2019 - 12:19 pm
The School District of Philadelphia hopes to tell parents on Wednesday where students displaced from Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy will be attending classes starting Monday.
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Parents and teachers respond to the School District of Philadelphia's plans to temporarily relocate Benjamin Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy students.
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KYW Staff
October 07, 2019 - 7:03 am
School District of Philadelphia Superintendent William Hite met with parents and students Monday morning at district headquarters to discuss the temporary closing of Ben Franklin High and Science Leadership Academy and the immediate future of the 1,000 students who are meant to attend calsses at...
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Benjamin Franklin High School
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Molly Daly
October 04, 2019 - 5:48 pm
The School District of Philadelphia says Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy will remain closed due to asbestos testing. Read more here.
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Construction at the newly-combined Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School.
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Mike DeNardo
October 02, 2019 - 6:40 pm
The school district says Science Leadership Academy and Ben Franklin High School will stay closed for the rest of the week for asbestos testing and removal.
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The Ben Franklin HS and Science Leadership Academy campus on North Broad is closed because of asbestos.
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Tim Jimenez
October 01, 2019 - 7:06 am
The building at the corner of Broad and Spring Garden streets that houses both Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy is shut down Tuesday because of asbestos in the building. The schools are expected to be closed at least through Wednesday.
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Holy Honey
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Hadas Kuznits
September 27, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Arthur LaBan, son of Philadelphia Inquirer food critic Craig LaBan, started cultivating a bee hive on the roof of Congregation Rodeph Shalom for his bar mitzvah project. Today, he's creating a buzz with his local honey sales. Listen to the full What's Cooking podcast here.
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Workers have been building a new home for SLA inside the Ben Franklin High building.
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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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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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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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Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All 49 of the School District of Philadelphia's high schools currently have walk-through metal detectors, but three schools don't use them. The School District of Philadelphia is considering making metal detectors required at the entrances to all district high schools...
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