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At a Philadelphia Charter School, Parental Involvement Includes Baked Goods

Following its successful “Donuts with Dad” program, a K-8 school in Southwest Philadelphia today held a “Muffins with Mom” event.

10/22/2014

(File photo:  students outside the Temple University Student Center.)

Temple University Acting Proactively To Fend Off an Ebola Event

Temple University says its preparedness efforts began over the summer, before the start of the semester, when students coming from the Ebola-affected countries were contacted.

10/22/2014

(Photo by Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia Help-to-College Program Reaches Milestone

The 25th anniversary edition of the “Step Up to College Guide” was released today, with a pep rally for students at Northeast High School.

10/22/2014

(credit: Glassboro Public School District)

Staff And Students At Gloucester County School Create Human Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon

Students at a South Jersey school raised awareness for breast cancer in a unique way on Tuesday.

10/21/2014

(Students from the Penn Alexander School, in West Philadelphia, get a lesson in mummification using a demonstration dummy at the Penn Museum.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Penn Museum Unveils New Program For Teaching 7th Graders Interactively

“Children sometimes recall facts, sometimes not; but they will always recall an experience,” noted Philadelphia schools superintendent Williams Hite.

10/21/2014

(The School Reform Commission.  File photo by KYW's Mike DeNardo)

Judge Puts Labor Contract Changes For Philadelphia Teachers On Hold

The judge granted a preliminary injunction sought by the PFT. Two weeks ago, the SRC announced it was going to begin requiring Philadelphia public school teachers to pay a contribution to their health insurance.

10/20/2014

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Soldiers National Museum In Gettysburg To Close

A Gettysburg museum featuring a model Confederate encampment and many Civil War artifacts is closing after more than half a century.

10/20/2014

KYW Newsradio reporter Tony Hanson speaks to students at the CBS Broadcast Center. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

KYW Newsradio’s Annual Program For Aspiring Young Journalists Returns

The 46th annual KYW Newsradio Newstudies program for High School students in the Delaware Valley began this weekend.

10/19/2014

The Bishop of Camden, Dennis Sullivan, wears around his neck a cross he received from John Paul II. (File Photo Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Panel Studies Future Of Catholic Schools In South Jersey

The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Camden wants a group of experts to map out the future.

10/19/2014

Bishop Dennis Sullivan. (credit: Steve Tawa)

Catholic Diocese Of Camden, NJ Looking To Improve Things At Schools Under Its Control

The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Camden wants a group of experts to map out the future of church based education in South Jersey.

10/18/2014

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2 Local Students Develop A Way To Charge Your Phone Just By Wearing A Jacket

Two La Salle University freshmen have developed a way for you to charge your cell phone just by wearing a jacket.

10/18/2014

(THE WINNING TEAM: Earl Johnson, Jacob McAnn, Sarah McAnn and Danny Santos.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

In Delco, Students Design a Winning Anti-Bullying App

Earl Johnson (at left in photo) is one of four Penn Wood students who helped developed the winning app, called “Fear No Bully.”

10/17/2014

(Members of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers and their supports demonstrate on October 16, 2014, in front of school district headquarters on North Broad Street.  Photo by KYW's Justin Udo)

Philadelphia Teachers’ Union Files Court Motions Over Contract Cancellation

Union president Jerry Jordan, in a statement, said the cancellation lacked legal merit and he called the act “cowardly and disrespectful.”

10/17/2014

(A food truck on Spring Garden Street.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Local College Offers New Course For Aspiring Food Truck Operators

A new class at the Community College of Philadelphia is geared toward aspiring food truck entrepreneurs.

10/17/2014

(credit: Mike DeNardo)

Phila. Charter School Holds Lottery To Cut Enrollment

A charter school in Northern Liberties held a lottery Thursday evening to determine which 250 children would be forced to leave the school and enroll elsewhere, due to a loss of about $300,000 per month in state money.

10/16/2014

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