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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.

07/14/2015

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Bill To Study Later School Start Times Goes To Gov. Christie

The General Assembly on Thursday sent Republican Gov. Chris Christie a bill that calls for studying the benefits and issues involved with starting the day later in middle and high schools.

06/11/2015

Zeoli Show Log 6.11.15

Rich discusses the reaction in the media the a series of New York Times articles on Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s finances, New Jersey studying the viability of later starting times for schools, and what could be the next escalation of the Iraq war. He also spoke with Kelly Phillips Erb from Forbes, Pennsylvania State Representative Jordan Harris and author Ann Coulter.

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I-Team Exclusive: When Heroin Arrived At School, Veteran Officer Credited With Making The Difference

Philadelphia Police are crediting a veteran officer with helping protect children from exposure to a deadly drug, when packets of heroin were brought into the school where she is assigned as part of the department’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) Unit.

04/23/2015

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Officials: Local First Grader Shows Off What Appears To Be Heroin During School Lunchtime

Other students saw what he was doing and told school officials.

04/21/2015

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What’s The Ideal Amount Of Time Spent On Homework? Research Might Have The Answer

Kids have claimed to be drowning in a sea of homework for decades, but a new study seems to have found both the ideal amount and way to do the work for academic success.

04/08/2015

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Bus Driver Killed In Freak Accident Outside Elementary School In Easton

A bus driver was killed in a freak accident in the parking lot of an elementary school in Pennsylvania, police said.

04/08/2015

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Police: Report Of Person With Shotgun Prompts Temporary School Lockdown In Somerton

An elementary school in Northeast Philadelphia was temporarily placed on lockdown after a report of person with a gun outside the school.

03/11/2015

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Fire Damages Allentown School, Giving Students A Day Off

A fire early Tuesday at Allentown’s Cleveland Elementary School gave students an unexpected day off.

02/24/2015

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Carnegie Mellon Tells 800 Applicants They’re In, Then Out

Ben Leibowitz called up relatives to tell them he got into Carnegie Mellon University’s prestigious graduate computer science program. He even went out to dinner with his parents to celebrate.

02/18/2015

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Cops: Reported Threat Puts Charter High School In Philly On Lockdown

A charter high school in Philadelphia was placed on lockdown Thursday after a threat was reportedly made against the school.

01/08/2015

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11 Students, Driver Injured After School Bus Accident In Delaware

Eleven students and a driver were injured after a school bus struck a light pole outside a middle school in Delaware Tuesday morning, police said.

12/23/2014

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Alleged Military Impersonator Wore Wrong Uniform To Pennsylvania School

An alleged military impersonator who was wearing the wrong uniform when he tried to enter a Pennsylvania school for a speech about Veterans’ Day will likely receive probation and mental health treatment under a plea bargain.

11/25/2014

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Earlier School Start Times Result In Higher Crash Rates For Teen Drivers

New research out of Virginia has some disturbing news for the parents of teenage drivers.

11/24/2014

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School Bus Overturns On I-95 In NJ; No Students On Bus

A school bus overturned on its side in New Jersey Tuesday morning, but fortunately there were no students on board at the time of the crash.

11/04/2014

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