Science Leadership Academy

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.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
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 Leadershp 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.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
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.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
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
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
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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Benjamin Franklin High School
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Mike DeNardo
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Work is on track to put two very different Philadelphia schools into the same building next fall. The district is moving Science Leadership Academy — one of its most successful magnets — from 22nd and Arch streets to Benjamin Franklin High School, one of its lowest-...
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The School District of Philadelphia's "First Year Teacher Handbook"
School District of Philadelphia
Justin Udo
August 21, 2018 - 8:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some School District of Philadelphia students are spending their summer helping teachers make sure they are ready to hit the ground running when they get back in to the classroom. Khalid Abogourin, a rising senior at Philadelphia Virtual Academy, helped put together a...
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