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National Liberty Museum Young Heroes program
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Hadas Kuznits
May 30, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly 900 students across 18 Philadelphia schools celebrated the completion of a year-long curriculum on social justice Thursday afternoon at Temple University's Liacouras Center. The National Liberty Museum Young Heroes program teaches kids how to address social...
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Students at Cristo Rey High School in North Philadelphia spent the past few months building their own drones and Friday, they got to test them out on the roof.
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Mike Dougherty
May 24, 2019 - 12:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students at Cristo Rey High School in North Philadelphia spent the past few months building their own drones and Friday, they got to test them out on the roof. This project definitely took students out of their comfort zones. Senior Latoya Thompson is proud of her...
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One Day At A Time
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Paul Kurtz
May 15, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Armed with push brooms, air blowers, shovels and trash bags, a cleanup crew of nearly a dozen people methodically made their way east from 18th Street and Susquehanna Avenue to Broad Street. The street cleaners with One Day At A Time (ODAAT) — a drug and alcohol...
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A mock lockdown drill.
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May 10, 2019 - 7:19 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The actions of students who died tackling gunmen at two U.S. campuses a week apart have been hailed as heroic. At a growing number of schools around the country, they also reflect guidance to students, at least in some situations, to do what they can to disrupt shootings. A...
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Close up and details of playing musicians, instruments in a marching, show band or music band
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Jim Melwert
April 22, 2019 - 1:33 pm
WAYNE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A lawsuit has been filed against Valley Forge Military Academy alleging the prep school in Radnor Township “enabled a culture of abuse” among its students. The lawsuit, filed in Philadelphia, claims Valley Forge Military Academy did not take steps to protect a student...
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Students.
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A college counselor talks about what students should consider if they're struggling to make a final decision as National College Decision Day is approaching. The day, which falls on May 1, is often the deadline for students to make a deposit to attend the college of...
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Glen Mills Schools
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Jim Melwert
April 08, 2019 - 5:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A couple days after the last student left the campus of what was once called “the Harvard of reform schools,” Pennsylvania Department of Human Services is revoking all 14 licenses issued to the Glen Mills Schools. In an emailed statement, DHS Secretary Teresa Miller...
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Glen Mills Schools
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Jim Melwert
April 05, 2019 - 1:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The last student at what’s been called "The Harvard of Refrom Schools" is leaving on Friday. Glen Mills Schools has begun laying off staff, and they’ve also filed an appeal of the order from the state that forced all children to be removed from the Delaware County...
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The Mastery Charter School community rallies outside of Philadelphia City Hall
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Hadas Kuznits
April 04, 2019 - 12:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Mastery Charter School community is challenging lawmakers to address issues of neighborhood safety and quality in education. At a rally they organized Thursday morning in front of City Hall, parent Markida Ross said the school safety issue most important to her is...
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Dreamstime
April 01, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Studies have shown that in the course of a lifetime, one out of eight people will experience depression. According to a new report published in The Journal...
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