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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 15: Actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce the film 'Selma' as a nominee for Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement at the AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on January 15, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Local Business Leaders Covering Cost Of Tickets For Thousands Of School Kids To See “Selma”

Local business leaders are busy asking for private donations so they can send students to see the movie “Selma” for free.

01/16/2015

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Some Delaware High School Students To Spend Part Of Their Summer Studying In China

Up to two dozen Delaware high school students will spend a part of their summer studying in China, thanks to an agreement between the state and a major Chinese auto parts manufacturer.

01/11/2015

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President Obama Proposes Free Community College Program

The White House on Thursday announced a proposal that President Barack Obama said would make community college “free for everybody who is willing to work for it.” But administration officials provided no details about the program’s costs or where the money would come to pay for it.

01/08/2015

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‘Homework Bar’ Helps Motivate Kids To Do Their Work

A new program is raising the bar on how local students are tutored.

12/11/2014

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College Students Join Together For ‘Die-In’ Demonstration On The Main Line

More than 100 student demonstrators staged a march and “die-in” in downtown Bryn Mawr Monday night.

12/08/2014

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New Survey Tracks America’s Kids After School

A new survey by the Afterschool Alliance chronicles how children spend the hours between 3 and 6pm – when they are largely unsupervised.

11/18/2014

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10,000 Letters From Students Sent To Pope Francis Inviting Him To Philadelphia

Ten thousand letters from Catholic school students in the Archdiocese are being sent to the Pope – filled with heart-felt appeals – to visit Philadelphia next September.

11/14/2014

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Local Students’ ACT Exams Lost

So what exactly happened here? Eyewitness News asked ACT officials.

10/22/2014

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A Dozen Or More Students Taken Into Custody Following Large Fights At Del. High School

Police say the initial incident began around 7 a.m. this morning when staff broke up a fight in the A Cafeteria. When police responded, another brawl broke out in the C and D hallways of the school.

10/20/2014

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Boyz II Men Perform At Their High School In Philadelphia

“This is our roots, this is where it all started. This is what the song Motownphilly was all about,” Shawn Stockman said.

10/14/2014

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2 Penn State Students Get Probation After Pleas In Graffiti Case

Two Penn State students have been ordered to spend two years on probation after pleading guilty to spray-painting swastikas and other symbols near a Jewish fraternity last year.

10/10/2014

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

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A Report On Homeless Students Shows New Jersey With A Sharp Increase

Education Department spokesman David Saenz stressed the state used a new reporting method that accounted for some of the increase, but said some could be attributed to Superstorm Sandy.

09/25/2014

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US Schools Become Minority Majority

The US is poised to begin a new era; the overall number of Latino, African-American and Asian students in public schools is expected to surpass the number of non-Hispanic whites.

09/08/2014

People heading to vigil at Council Rock High School South for three teens who died in a crash over the weekend. (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

Community Gathers To Remember 3 Council Rock High School South Students Killed In Crash

More than 2,000 community members gathered to remember three Council Rock South sophomores.

09/02/2014

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