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Friday, Commissioner Charles Ramsey spent the morning overseeing the graduation of 39 brand new Philadelphia Police Officers. The rookie cops are hitting the streets Monday in two of the city’s busiest districts. (credit: Steve Patterson/CBS3)

Philadelphia Police Department Holds Graduation Ceremony

Friday, Commissioner Charles Ramsey spent the morning overseeing the graduation of 39 brand new Philadelphia Police Officers. The rookie cops are hitting the streets Monday in two of the city’s busiest districts.

12/12/2014

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New Jersey Announces High School Grad Exam Plan

New Jersey education officials say the state will start using a new test as an option for high school students to graduates starting in 2016.

10/02/2014

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For College Students, Four Years Is No Longer The Norm

Many freshmen starting school this year say they have a plan to make sure they graduate before 2020.

09/23/2014

Graduates are all smiles after going through a difficult school year. (credit: Pat Loeb)

Two Students At Delaware Valley Charter March At Graduation After Being Shot Earlier In The Year

Relatives cheered wildly, smart phones aloft to snap pictures, as Delaware Valley Charter graduated the class of 2014.

06/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Health Insurance Options For 2014 Grads

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan sorts through some of the basics.

06/11/2014

The annual celebration started three years ago, to focus attention on the city's effort to raise graduation rates. (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

Hundreds Of Philadelphia High School Students Participate In Citywide Graduation Celebration

The annual celebration started three years ago, to focus attention on the city’s effort to raise graduation rates. Lori Shorr from the Mayor’s Office of Education says the rate has gone from 53 percent in 2007 to 64 percent this year.

06/06/2014

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Professional Cycler To Attend Graduation And Ride In Cycling Classic On Same Day

First he will head to commencement at Swarthmore College, and then he will follow that up by riding in the Philly Cycling Classic.

05/31/2014

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Christie Speaks At Rowan Graduation; Says Hard Work Is Key

Gov. Chris Christie, addressing graduates of southern New Jersey’s Rowan University on Friday, said that their new degrees will provide opportunities but do not guarantee success.

05/16/2014

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Rain Forces Widener University Graduation Inside

Widener University’s commencement ceremony today will be held inside the Schwartz Athletic Center Field House.

05/16/2014

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Rowan Student Seriously Injured In Bicycle Accident Will Walk At Graduation

Rowan University’s graduation Friday will be a special event for one student who went through months of rehab to be able to walk again.

05/15/2014

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Local Mother And Daughter To Graduate From College Together

A local mother and her daughter graduate from college together.

05/13/2014

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Gift Guide For The College Graduate

Show your grad how proud you are with a special gift from the heart. Here are a few ideas for your upcoming college graduate.

05/07/2014

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Eric LeGrand Will Speak At Rutgers Graduation

Rutgers University says paralyzed former football player Eric LeGrand will speak at the university’s commencement after all.

05/06/2014

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Report: NJ’s Graduation Rate High, But Not For Low-income Students

A new report finds New Jersey’s high school graduation rate is relatively high, and the number of “dropout factory” schools is shrinking.

04/29/2014

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Temple Offers $4K If Students Limit Outside Work

The $4,000-a-year grants will be available for students who agree not to work more than 10 hours a week in off-campus jobs.

02/03/2014

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