Superintendent William Hite

The last day of classes for Philadelphia school students is Tuesday, June 4. The district is sending kids home with bags of books, so they can maintain their reading techniques during the summer. 
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Mike DeNardo
June 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The last day of classes for Philadelphia school students is Tuesday, June 4. The district is sending kids home with bags of books, so they can maintain their reading techniques during the summer. Reading specialist Kristen Campbell is encouraging her kindergarten...
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
January 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The School District of Philadelphia is re-upping a marketing deal to recruit new teachers. The School Reform Commission last year hired Magnum Integrated Marketing for $490,000 to advertise for new teachers. At a meeting on Thursday, the new school board approved...
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Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
September 22, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The school year has barely begun, but the School District of Philadelphia is already asking parents and students to start planning for next year. Students looking to change schools in the fall of 2019 can start the process now, with a six-week selection process open...
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Wells Fargo Education Grant
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Hadas Kuznits
September 21, 2018 - 5:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia school children will be the beneficiaries of a grant announced Friday at Cramp Elementary School in Kensington. Officials from Wells Fargo were at the school to pledge $1.7 million towards education in Philadelphia. "Read by 4th is one of the...
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New Hire Orientation
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
August 10, 2018 - 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nearly 550 new teachers about ready to enter classrooms for the first time in the School District of Philadelphia jammed to music and received pep talks from the top during a five-day New Hire Orientation event at the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush. New music teachers...
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