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Haneef Hill is founder of Philadelphia nonprofit Urban Kings and Queens, which has partnered with Providence Baptist Church in Germantown to open a learning center for kids ages 10 and up.
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Shara Dae Howard
August 09, 2020 - 5:32 pm
A youth-focused nonprofit is creating a safe workspace for students to help families as the schools shift to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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Ed Benkin
August 07, 2020 - 5:03 pm
Zach Ertz has weighed in on the debate regarding fall sports for high school students in Pennsylvania.
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Dave Gehris, CEO of The Iris Companies in Berks County
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Mark Abrams
August 03, 2020 - 9:40 am
A Berks County company that provides ID badges and lanyards to schools and hospitals has come up with a simple way for people to keep track of masks used to protect against the coronavirus.
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Desks in an empty classroom
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Mike DeNardo
August 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia school administrators are concerned that students who had months of remote instruction in the spring may fall even further behind, with an all-virtual start to the new school year. Read more here.
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Karen Calloway, principal of Kenwood Academy in Chicago, poses Tuesday, July 28, 2020, for a portrait outside the Hyde Park neighborhood campus.
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July 31, 2020 - 1:57 pm
School districts nationwide are working to remove police officers from campuses, but some Black and Indigenous educational leaders are resisting the push prompted by the national reckoning over racial injustice and police brutality. Read more here.
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Philadelphia school board meeting
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Mike DeNardo
July 30, 2020 - 8:10 pm
The Philadelphia school board has signed off on the revised plan to start the academic year completely online because of concerns over the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Desks in an empty classroom
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David Madden
July 30, 2020 - 6:09 pm
It appears New Jersey’s largest teachers union is on the same page with Gov. Phil Murphy when it comes to the basics of resuming classes in the fall — to a point. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaking to reporters.
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Jim Melwert
July 30, 2020 - 5:05 pm
Pennsylvania plans to leave the decision of how and when schools reopen to local school boards, according to Gov. Tom Wolf. Read more here.
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
July 29, 2020 - 4:40 pm
One day after pivoting to an all-digital start to the school year, Superintendent William Hite is pledging that all students will have internet access. Read more here.
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Apple, pile of books and backpack on the desk at the elementary school.
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Jim Melwert
July 28, 2020 - 5:39 pm
School officials taking part in a workshop hosted by Republican state lawmakers committee say a lack of “specific” guidance from the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Department of Education is making a tough job all but impossible. Read more here.
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