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Philadelphia Public And Archdiocesan Schools Closed Friday

All School District of Philadelphia schools and Archdiocesan high schools and Catholic elementary schools in the city are closed on Friday.

9 hours ago

The School Reform Commission granted conditional three-year charters to five schools, but denied 34 others. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

Group Advocating For More Philly Charter Schools Responds To Decision To Approve 5 Of 39 New Charters

The Hoboken-based Choice Media, Inc. is returning to the Philadelphia television airwaves in the next week or so, depicting parents whose children were shut out of fully-enrolled charters.

02/21/2015

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Philadelphia Police Officer Donates Dozens Of iPads To Help Non-Verbal Students Communicate In Class

On Thursday, a Philadelphia police officer gave five public schools a gift they could never have afforded on their own– iPads that will help non-verbal students communicate in class.

02/19/2015

Zeoli Show Log 2.19.15

Rich criticized Jeb Bush for defending NSA spying and Hillary Clinton for the Clinton Foundation accepting foreign donations. He also talked to Dr. Mazz about the ethical debate over doctors searching for their patients on the internet.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/19/2015

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Dozens Of Delaware School Districts Closed Friday Due To Dangerous Cold

Twenty-six schools districts throughout Delaware have announced closings for Friday, February 20 due to the dangerously low temperatures and wind chills predicted.

02/19/2015

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I-Team Investigates Former Administrator’s Alleged Scam To Steal $325,000 From Schools

A South Jersey man is accused of running an elaborate scam to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from schools.

02/05/2015

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NJ Travel Ban and Phila Snow Emergency Lifted, Mass Transit In Areas Still Affected

At 6am on Tuesday, the Snow Emergency was lifted. Normal parking can resume on Snow Emergency Routes.

01/27/2015

(City Council president Darrell Clarke, at the PGW hearing.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Council President Pitches “Super” Idea To Get Universities To Offer More Support To Cash-Strapped Schools

Council President Darrell Clarke is pitching what he thinks is a super idea, getting local universities to offer more support to cash-starved public schools. Clarke, in fact, has named the program “SUPER.”

01/25/2015

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Pipeline Will Cut Through 3 Downingtown Schools After School Board And Company Reach Agreement

Columbia Gas has won an easement to put a pipeline through the property of three Downingtown public schools and they’ll pay the district more than $500,000 for the right to dig.

01/10/2015

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Investigation Underway After Hackers Attack Pine Forge Academy, Demand A Million Dollars

Set on a hill and surrounded by trees, picturesque Pine Forge Academy has become a target for an ugly cyber crime that police are now investigating.

12/19/2014

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

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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