William Hite

Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
August 25, 2018 - 11:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new Philadelphia school year begins Monday, under a new local school board. It's a bit early to get a read on how the fledgling local board will act, but Superintendent William Hite sees something that will set the nine-member panel apart from the state-run School...
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
August 23, 2018 - 3:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — School bells are ringing in Philadelphia earlier than ever. The first day of classes for School District of Philadelphia students is just four days away. Some eyebrows raised when the Philly school calendar came out, with classes beginning Aug. 27 — a week before...
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School starts in less than two weeks, and some students were invited to Citizens Bank Park to hang with the Phillie Phanatic and get excited about returning to the classroom.
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Mike Dougherty
August 15, 2018 - 5:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time ever, the first day of school for Philadelphia kids will be before Labor Day. School starts in less than two weeks, and some students were invited to Citizens Bank Park to hang with the Phillie Phanatic and get excited about returning to the...
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Mayfair Parents
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Mike DeNardo
June 23, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Parents in the city's Mayfair neighborhood are upset at the School District of Philadelphia's plan to move their kindergarten and first-grade students to another school this fall. Mayfair Elementary School can hold 1,000 students. But the school is severely...
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Central High School
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Mike DeNardo
May 26, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As this school year winds down, Philadelphia teachers and students will have a little less time to get ready for the next school year. Philadelphia's new school year will start earlier than ever, to the dismay of many students. "It's going to be hot," said Central...
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Superintendent William Hite and Mayor Jim Kenney
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Mike DeNardo
May 22, 2018 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney says the Philadelphia School District would be able to repair more of its aging school buildings under his tax increase proposal. Kenney pushed his school funding proposal during a visit to Logan Elementary, one of the district's schools most in need...
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William Hite and the School District of Philadelphia make their funding case to City Council.
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Mike DeNardo
May 09, 2018 - 1:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia, set to return to local control, backed Mayor Jim Kenney's funding plan during budget hearings Wednesday before City Council. Council is weighing how much of Kenney's tax package to approve, to help the school district fill a...
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Mayor Jim Kenney is a full supporter of the School District of Philadelphia maintenance apprenticeship program.
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Mike Dougherty
April 28, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Six young men who graduated from public schools in Philadelphia are about to complete their first year in trade apprenticeships within the school district's maintenance department. It's been so successful the district is expanding the program and searching for more...
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