William Hite

Thousands of Philadelphia and Philadelphia-area students skipped school Friday to gather at City Hall in solidarity with a global Climate Strike of young people all around the world.
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Mike DeNardo
December 05, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Students are planning to walk out of school Friday for a City Hall rally to bring attention to climate change. Read more here.
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Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite at a news conference.
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Mike DeNardo
November 19, 2019 - 3:05 pm
Faced with nearly daily headlines about asbestos and other environmental issues, the Philadelphia School District is planning a quicker response to problems in school buildings. Read more here.
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Benjamin Franklin High School
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KYW Staff
November 14, 2019 - 4:14 pm
Students from two Philly high schools will not be returning to their buildings in the new year as scheduled. Read more here.
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Activist Antoine Little leads a rally this morning outside T.M. Pierce Elementary School.
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Mike DeNardo
November 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
Parents at a North Philadelphia elementary school where asbestos was found are waiting to hear the district's plan for what happens next. Read more here.
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Barbering class at Dobbins High
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Mike DeNardo
November 06, 2019 - 3:23 pm
After three years of renovations, Murrell Dobbins High School’s extreme makeover of sorts is unveiled, revealing upgrades to its career and technical education programs. Read more here.
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Congregation Rodeph Shalom
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Mike DeNardo
October 11, 2019 - 3:19 pm
Ben Franklin High and Science Leadership Academy students finally have places to resume classes on Monday, but one of the sites is saying the School District of Philadelphia's announcement was "premature." Read more here.
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
October 10, 2019 - 4:45 pm
After nearly two weeks of waiting in limbo, Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy students officially have places to resume their studies. Read more here.
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
October 08, 2019 - 12:19 pm
The School District of Philadelphia hopes to tell parents on Wednesday where students displaced from Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy will be attending classes starting Monday.
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Parents and teachers respond to the School District of Philadelphia's plans to temporarily relocate Benjamin Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy students.
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KYW Staff
October 07, 2019 - 7:03 am
School District of Philadelphia Superintendent William Hite met with parents and students Monday morning at district headquarters to discuss the temporary closing of Ben Franklin High and Science Leadership Academy and the immediate future of the 1,000 students who are meant to attend calsses at...
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Dress Down Day shirts on sale to help raise money for the Philly school district.
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Cherri Gregg
September 09, 2019 - 3:05 pm
The Fund for School District of Philadelphia held a rally at LOVE Park ahead of its second annual Dress Down Day in an effort to raise money for Philly's public schools.
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