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Zeoli Show Log 11.21.14

Rich reviewed President Obama’s speech explaining his executive order on immigration. He talked to Dr. Mazz at 4:00, George Mason Law Professor Ilya Somin at 4:30 and Samantha Jones, a high school student suing to keep “One nation under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–11/21/2014

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Prevent Spreading Germs This Winter

I’m sure you have noticed how easily infections seem to spread in schools. Here’s an easy tip to minimize the risk of your getting sick.

11/17/2014

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NJ Bill To Consider Later School Start Times Advances

A Senate committee on Thursday passed a measure that calls for a government study of start times, including a review of reports showing that starting later could boost academic performance.

11/13/2014

Kids from Ethel Allen middle school BOOST site.
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Locally Based Non-profit That Provides After School Programs In Public Schools Gets Major Boost

A Philadelphia-based non-profit that provides after school programs in nearly a dozen public schools got a $900,000 boost this week.

10/25/2014

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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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Protesters Rally Ahead Of SRC Meeting In Spring Garden

Teachers, joined by parents and students, gathered outside Philadelphia school district headquarters in Spring Garden.

10/16/2014

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Company Which Runs Several Local Charter Schools Adding Nurses Instead Of Removing Them

A company running several local charter schools is reversing the trend of removing nurses from schools.

10/12/2014

Pete Ciarrocchi, CEO of Chickie's and Pete's, says during their month-long initiative customers can donate to the check total for their meal or text SCHOOL to 20222 to make an automatic payments of $5 or $10. (credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

Philadelphia-Area Sports Bar Chain Holding Month-Long Fundraiser To Help Students

Chickie’s and Pete’s is holding a month-long fundraiser in an effort to help students in the Philadelphia schools.

10/06/2014

Eric Matthew Frein. (credit: Pennsylvania State Police)

Manhunt In Trooper Ambush Case Closes Some Schools On Thursday

All Pocono Mountain School District schools will be closed on Thursday, according to a statement on the school district’s website.

09/17/2014

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Study: Standing Desks Could Help Cut Childhood Obesity Rates

Childhood obesity is a major public health concern, but new research shows something as simple as changing a child’s desk could help them avoid becoming overweight.

09/17/2014

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Local School Districts Preparing For Potential Enterovirus 68 Spread

“It seems pretty unenviable it would move,” says Terry Quinlan, the supervisor of health services for the Lower Merion School District.

09/13/2014

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia School District Parents Say State Failed To Probe School Issues

Seven Philadelphia School District parents have alleged in a lawsuit that the Pennsylvania Department of Education violated its obligation to investigate allegations of curriculum deficiencies in the schools.

09/09/2014

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Lindenwold Parents Outraged After Bus Service Discontinued For Some Elementary School Students

It’s the first day of the school year and already, dozens of parents are furious with Lindenwold Public Schools because they say their kids are expected to walk a potentially dangerous route to school.

09/04/2014

School District of Philadelphia. (credit: Steve Patterson)

Philadelphia School District Lays Off Some HQ Employees As Part of Huge Cuts

The cash-strapped Philadelphia School District will lay off 17 central office employees as part of an elimination of 81 positions at school district headquarters.

08/29/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/25/2014

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