Teachers Union Says Recent Testing Revealed 'Alarming' Levels Of Asbestos In Air At McClure Elementary SchoolA union scientist that conducted asbestos testing Tuesday says the district failed to seal a contaminated attic, leading to elevated asbestos levels in the air of several classrooms.
Another Philadelphia Elementary School Found To Have Asbestos ConcernsA classroom at Francis Hopkinson School in Juniata Park has been closed after an asbestos-containing pipe fitting was discovered in it on Thursday.
Philadelphia's Carnell Elementary School Expected To Reopen Monday After Building Treated For AsbestosThe School District of Philadelphia says it needs $25 million a year for the next five years just to handle known cases of damages asbestos
Philadelphia's McClure Elementary School Will Remain Closed Until At Least Next Wednesday Due To AsbestosThe School District of Philadelphia has revealed its plan and timeline for reopening McClure Elementary School.
Philadelphia's Carnell Elementary School To Remain Closed Monday For Asbestos RemovalLaura H. Carnell Elementary School will remain closed on Monday.
'My Kids Need To Be Safe': Parents Fired Up As McClure Elementary School Closure Extended Over Asbestos ConcernsDistrict officials say they discovered the extensive issue on New Year's Day and will keep McClure closed until at least Jan. 13.
'I Don't Feel Safe': Parents Losing Confidence In Philadelphia School District Over Handling Of Asbestos Found In SchoolsBoth McClure and Carnell Elementary Schools were supposed to reopen Thursday but they remain closed.
2 Philadelphia Elementary Schools To Remain Closed As Asbestos Cleanup ContinuesOfficials hope to re-open McClure and Carnell Elementary schools by Monday.
2 Philadelphia Elementary Schools To Remain Closed As Work Continues After Asbestos Was FoundSchool District officials have not said when students will be allowed to return to Alexander McClure and Laura H. Carnell elementary schools.
Two More Philadelphia Schools Temporarily Closing Due To Asbestos ConcernsThe school district says Alexander McClure Elementary School and Laura H. Carnell Elementary School will be closed Friday.
Philadelphia Students, Teachers Rally For Healthier Schools As Lawmakers Push For $125 Million In Funding To Remediate AsbestosLawmakers, students and parents rallied for healthier schools.
Franklin Learning Center In Spring Garden Temporarily Shutting Down Due To Asbestos ConcernsThis is at least the fourth Philadelphia school building to shut down this year because of asbestos.
Philadelphia Parents Continue To Call For Change Following Discovery Of Asbestos In Multiple SchoolsThis week, the Philadelphia School District announced it will spend $12 million to address environmental concerns in city schools.
Philadelphia School District Announces Asbestos Plan Same Day Pratt Early Childhood Center To Be Closed To Deal With IssueAnother Philadelphia school is dealing with an asbestos issue.
School District Of Philadelphia Proposing To Move Peirce Elementary School Students To Address Asbestos ConcernsParents will tour the school Tuesday and if it is safe, the district plans to relocate the students on Dec. 2.