Its more than just a basketball game as registration is underway for 20-week program for fifth- to 12th-grade girls in Philadelphia.
John McDevitt
January 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's more than just a basketball game as registration is underway for a 20-week program for fifth- to 12th-grade girls in Philadelphia. It's called HoopHers, and the program provides opportunities for female students to reach their potential on and off the basketball...
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A local act of hate which has garnered national attention, brings a community together as they find out about just what's going on with the investigation.
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Justin Udo
January 02, 2019 - 9:38 pm
SWARTHMORE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware County community comes together to find out more about an investigation into notes filled with hate speech that were sent to residents and left neighbors outraged. The letters in question were sent out by high school students to homes in Swarthmore and...
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St. Josephs University students pack a room to talk about race and bias.
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Cherri Gregg
December 05, 2018 - 8:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students at St. Joseph's University held a forum on race this week after news broke that a racial slur was left on the dorm room door of two African-American students. The students say the university botched the situation. Asked if she feels safe, Saint Joseph's...
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College students, Philadelphia school employees, and low-wage workers demonstrate outside the Community College of Philadelphia.
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Andrew Kramer
October 05, 2018 - 12:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — College students, Philadelphia school employees, and low-wage workers in the city gathered along Spring Garden Street outside the Community College of Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon to demand a fair work week and speak out against economic injustice. Marissa...
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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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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
August 15, 2018 - 7:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of Philadelphia students have applied for a seat at the table with the new school board. A committee is sorting through applications from more than 60 high school juniors and seniors, received before Monday's deadline. School board President Joyce Wilkerson...
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Hadas Kuznits
August 02, 2018 - 10:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As students gear up for the start of the fall college term, many are also getting ready to move out on their own. At the IKEA in South Philly on Wednesday afternoon, here are some of their thoughts. One young woman says it's easy to get carried away: "There's so much...
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Parkland students, get out the vote
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June 05, 2018 - 10:13 am
By Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A day after graduating, a group of Florida high school shooting survivors announced they'll spend their summer crisscrossing the country, expanding their grass-roots activism from rallies and schools walkouts to registering young voters to...
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Governor Phil Murphy signs a bill allowing New Jersey DREAMers to be eligible to receive state tuition assistance.
NJ Governor's Office
Steve Tawa
May 09, 2018 - 1:43 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a bill that would extend tuition assistance to undocumented students in the state to help pay for their educations. The signing ceremony was at Rutgers University in Newark, which Murphy called "the most diverse campus in America...
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Two hundred students gathered at City Hall to present videos, posters, painting and books they made featuring Octavius Catto and other African-American pioneers in Philadelphia.
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Justin Udo
May 07, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Over the past school year, more than 11,000 School District of Philadelphia students researched and studied the life of Octavius Catto, a black educator, athlete and soldier who fought for African-Americans' rights in Philadelphia in the late 19th century. Yaasiyn...
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