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Survey: Companies To Hire More New Grads In 2015

Good news for the Class of 2015: Employers are reportedly planning to hire 9.6 percent more new grads this year than they did in 2014.

04/20/2015

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All Seniors At A Camden, NJ High School Attending College Next Year And Some Are Getting Paid For It

A charter school in Camden is celebrating its most accomplished graduating class yet.

04/17/2015

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Tenn. Teen Arrested By FBI For Allegedly Making Threats Against Schools In Several States, Including Pa.

The student has not been identified and police have not given his age. He is expected to face federal charges later on Friday.

04/17/2015

(DA Seth Williams engages in a dialogue  with middle schoolers at the City School, in West Philadelphia, on the subjects of bullying, cyberbullying, and sexting.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Phila. DA Williams Warns Schoolkids About Bullying and Cyberbullying

Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams engaged in a dialogue with 60 students at City School about the danger of using electronic devices to hurt someone by either words or photos.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

(Homeland Security special agent William Walker addresses students at Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, in Bryn Mawr.  Photo by Ian Bush)

Officials Bring Message of Online Safety to Students at a Delaware County School

It’s part of a new program by the US Department of Homeland Security, called “iGuardian.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

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What’s Cooking on 1060: Two Fundraisers, and Independence Mall Beer Garden Returns

Coming up this month: two food-related fundraisers for worthy causes, and the reopening of the “Independence Beer Garden,” at 6th and Market.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

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Rowan University Police Put On Body Cameras

Rowan University has become the first New Jersey college where police are wearing body cameras.

04/15/2015

(Mayor Nutter's chief education officer, Lori Shorr, listens as finance director Rob Dubow responds to a reporter's question about school funding.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Nutter Administration Dismisses School Funding Alternatives Being Floated

Rob Dubow, the mayor’s finance director, says raising property taxes by nine percent is the only way the city can raise the additional $103 million the school district needs next year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

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At Rutgers-Camden, Law Students Analyze LGBT Fears of Police Encounters

African-American men aren’t the only ones being profiled and singled out for enhanced attention by police, noted organizer Ryann Aaron.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

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Seven Philadelphia Public School Principals Garner Special Foundation Awards

Each Lindback award comes with a $20,000 stipend to be spent on the school.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

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Israeli-Arab Student Group, Hosted by Cheltenham High, Tours Philadelphia

Between sightseeing events today, the students gathered at the Israeli consulate in Philadelphia to discuss US-Israel relations with consular officials.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

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For Drexel Business Students, A Chance To Brew Some Credentials and Experience

A Philadelphia-based coffee chain is putting one of its stores in the hands of Drexel University students, allowing them to get experience and college credit while working.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

(Alison McDowell, holding a sign encouraging parents to have their children not participate in PSSA testing.  File photo provided)

As Pa. School Assessment Tests Begin, ‘Opt Out’ is Some Parents’ Response

The tests are the primary way the state evaluates school performance. Some parents say it prevents teachers from doing their jobs effectively.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

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Beer Coming To Class At Local University

Mathew Farber is the Dr. Frankenstein behind this ambitious experiment.

04/12/2015

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NJ Teacher Suspended After Class Writes Notes To Mumia Abu-Jamal

A teacher in New Jersey who assigned her third-grade class to write “get well” letters to a sick inmate convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer was suspended Friday, the school superintendent said.

04/10/2015

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The Black History Showcase aims to promote awareness, knowledge and understanding of Black history, while enhancing pride and dignity among those who indentify with the culture.

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