William Penn Foundation

Elliot Weinbaum
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Mike DeNardo
June 03, 2019 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kids, of course, have access to their class textbooks and school library, but with the launch of a project in 10 Philly schools, kindergarten through third-graders have been able to pick out books they're truly interested in — and keep it in their personal home...
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West Philadelphia students
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Mike Dougherty
April 19, 2018 - 1:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two grants worth $2.6 million are going to support Drexel University's promise to improve early childhood education in one of the city's poorest neighborhoods. Economic conditions are especially bad in West Philadelphia, and Maria Walker, project director of Drexel's...
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Delaware River Watershed
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David Madden
April 04, 2018 - 1:59 pm
CAMDEN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The William Penn Foundation is giving $42 million to a consortium of groups that works to keep the Delaware River clean. The announcement was made during a press conference at the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, along the banks of the river. More than five dozen...
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