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Philadelphia students participated in the youth climate strike at LOVE Park.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
March 15, 2019 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Teenagers skipped classes Friday to show some love for the planet. Young demonstrators from across the globe rallied for the same cause, declaring climate change a national emergency. Philadelphia students were no exception. They participated in the youth climate...
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Hundreds of Philadelphia school students were recognized for their efforts in science at the 40th annual Carver Science Fair awards ceremony at the Museum of Natural History.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
March 13, 2019 - 4:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of Philadelphia school students were recognized for their efforts in science at the 40th annual Carver Science Fair awards ceremony at the Museum of Natural History. Carver Science Fair participants who presented their projects last week, listened eagerly at...
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People on phones.
Dreamstime
Ian Bush
February 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new way for college students to gain real-world experience, and of course, it all starts with their phones. This whole gig economy thing works for Saint Joseph's University senior Caitlin Gillard. "It's nice just to be able to make some extra money," Gillard...
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Students at a Philadelphia elementary school celebrate Black History Month with the creation of a so-called "living wax museum."
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
February 22, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Second graders at J.Y. Kelly Discovery Charter School celebrate Black History Month with the creation of a so-called "living wax museum." "The students are becoming the wax figure actually themselves, whether it's somebody that's a celebrity or an historical African...
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The "Do the Write Thing Challenge" is a curriculum being implemented in 20 schools where students and teachers will discuss and write about violence in their lives, homes, and communities.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
February 07, 2019 - 5:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A course on combating violence gets its own spot in several Philadelphia schools, and it's being championed by people with personal ties to the issue. When she was 16-years-old, Tiphanie White was shot in the back. "And it's still a traumatic experience for me. Even...
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In this May 13, 2018, file photo, new graduates walk into the High Point Solutions Stadium before the start of the Rutgers University graduation ceremony in Piscataway Township, N.J.
Seth Wenig/AP Photo, File
January 25, 2019 - 8:46 am
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press A growing number of colleges and universities are postponing tuition payments, waiving late fees and providing emergency grants to students whose finances have been tied up by the longest government shutdown in history. In New York, Connecticut and Nevada,...
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A series of concerts this weekend at a Bucks County middle school will be sending the proceeds to a foundation that funds music programs for schools that can't afford the cost of instruments.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
January 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A series of concerts this weekend at a Bucks County middle school will be sending the proceeds to a foundation that funds music programs for schools that can't afford the cost of instruments. What began in 2004 as a single light-hearted, faculty-driven concert has...
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A crowd of teenagers surrounded a Native American elder and other activists and mocked them after Friday's Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial.
Kaya Taitano/Instagram via CNN
January 21, 2019 - 10:38 pm
By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business (CNN) -- Twitter suspended an account on Monday afternoon that helped spread a controversial encounter between a Native American elder and a group of high school students wearing Make America Great Again hats. The account claimed to belong to a California...
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The School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 18, 2019 - 12:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia is considering a policy that would require all high schools to use walk-through metal detectors. A student who thinks that's a bad idea spoke out at last night's school board meeting. Most of Philadelphia's 49 high schools use the...
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Cate, James and Sri, reaching out to members of Congress to push the president to sign the bill.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
January 07, 2019 - 6:29 pm
HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The AP Government class at Hightstown High School in New Jersey is on pins and needles as they wait for President Donald Trump to sign a bill into law. The students spent 3 1/2 years working to get the bill passed. Social Studies teacher Stuart Wexler is managing...
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