teenagers

Student writing in a notebook
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Jim Melwert
July 15, 2020 - 5:46 pm
Public school districts across the Philadelphia region have been wrestling with how they can reopen safely while still offering the educational services kids need. Read more here.
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Goats at the Philly Goat Project in Germantown
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John McDevitt
June 24, 2020 - 7:01 pm
Germantown nonprofit Philly Goat Project brings all sorts of educational and wellness programs to the Philadelphia region. And despite obstacles the pandemic is causing, fundraising efforts have continued in creative ways. Read more here.
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Photo of an online town hall with Philadelphia-area high school students discussing racism.
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Mike DeNardo
June 12, 2020 - 2:48 pm
High school students are talking honestly about racism and how it affects them. In an online town hall Friday, they talked with government leaders about how to put an end to racism. Read more here.
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Police car lights
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KYW Staff
June 10, 2020 - 10:01 pm
Officials are looking for two teenagers who disappeared after going into the Schuylkill River for a swim Wednesday night. Officials say the pair never resurfaced. Read more here.
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A girl doing an art project
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 12, 2020 - 4:00 am
For parents looking to break up the monotony while kids are home, there are a variety of online art classes and projects. Read more here.
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Social media.
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Suzanne Monaghan
March 31, 2020 - 10:14 am
Just like most adults, young people are watching and reading more news during the coronavirus pandemic. This cyber satefy consultang says teens get most of their news from unreliable sources, and parents need to give them accurate information and create opportunities to talk about it. Read more...
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A teenager using his phone.
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Kristen Johanson
March 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
With more kids at home during the coronavirus crisis, the FBI is sounding the alarm to a potential increase in child predators online. Read more here.
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Bullying.
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KYW Staff
March 05, 2020 - 6:48 pm
Children who are victims of bullying often carry scars throughout their entire lives that can have a major impact on self confidence. Read more here.
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Nina Zarwie, whose summer job at Cancer Treatment Centers of America is made possible through the WorkReady program.
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Pat Loeb
February 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia's summer youth employment project is looking for a few good bosses. The program has 8,500 jobs waiting but typically, about 16,000 teens and young adults apply. Read more here.
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Sharmain Matlock-Turner.
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Antionette Lee
February 21, 2020 - 6:30 am
For 20 years, Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been the driving force behind one of Philadelphia’s most impactful organizations that tackles one of the city’s largest problems: poverty. Read more here.
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