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Judy Shepard at Anti-Defamation League youth conference in Philadelphia.
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John McDevitt
November 12, 2019 - 9:40 pm
The Anti-Defamation League holds a youth conference every year to help high school students take the lead in combating hatred in their own communities, including combating hate crimes against the LGBTQ community. Read more here.
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Vaccine
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Mark Abrams
October 31, 2019 - 1:54 pm
More than 3,000 School District of Philadelphia students may be barred from their classrooms, starting Monday, if they fail to deliver proof that they have received all of their state-required shots. Read more here.
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Lights On Afterschool
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Paul Kurtz
October 25, 2019 - 6:04 pm
A nationwide event that draws attention to after-school programs is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week with thousands of activities, and hundreds of Philadelphia students took part. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
October 24, 2019 - 12:43 pm
The Lower Merion School Board will meet to discuss potentially pushing school start times back. About 20 school districts are having the same conversation, and a handful have already made the change. Read more here.
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University of Pennsylvania Law School
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John McDevitt
October 18, 2019 - 12:47 pm
Minority law student groups at the University of Pennsylvania are calling for the dismissal of a professor who they say is offensive. The students claim professor Amy Wax has been delivering remarks that are racist, bigoted and homophobic over the years.
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Driving Away the Cold event
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Mark Abrams
October 08, 2019 - 1:23 pm
More than 1,000 students from four elementary schools within the School District of Philadelphia had the chance to pick out new winter coats during an event at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Tuesday. Read more here.
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Great Philly Cook Off
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Hadas Kuznits
October 04, 2019 - 6:15 am
During the second annual Great Philly Cook Off, School District of Philadelphia students are paired with some of Philadelphia's best chefs. Together, they participate in a "Chopped"-inspired cooking competition. Listen to the full story on the What's Cooking podcast.
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James Franco at the premiere of HBO's "The Deuce" third and final season in New York.
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AP News
October 03, 2019 - 8:35 pm
Two actresses sued James Franco and the acting and film school he founded Thursday, saying he intimidated his students into gratuitous and exploitative sexual situations far beyond those acceptable on Hollywood film sets.
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Puffed rice treats
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Kristen Johanson
September 27, 2019 - 12:31 pm
More than a dozen West Oak Lane Charter School students were treated by medics after they ate desserts reportedly laced with marijuana. Read more here.
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A girl being bullied.
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Suzanne Monaghan
September 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
Approximately two kids in every classroom have food allergies, according to FARE (Food Allergy Research Education), and many children are bullied because of their food allergies.
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