Philadelphia School District Announces Relocation Plans For 2 Schools Closed Due To AsbestosThe building that houses the two schools has been closed almost two weeks ago after asbestos was found inside, impacting 1,000 students.
1,000 Students Still Don't Know When They Will Return To Class After 2 Philadelphia Schools Closed Due To AsbestosAt district town hall meetings within the last 24 hours, parents and students shot down initial ideas for alternate school locations at South Philadelphia and Strawberry Mansion High Schools.
Parents, Teachers Outraged With Philadelphia School District's Handling Of Asbestos Inside Benjamin Franklin High School, Science Leadership AcademyBenjamin Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy have been closed for one week due to asbestos.
2 Philadelphia Schools To Remain Closed Indefinitely Due To Asbestos ConcernsA walk-through of the building shared by the two schools led to the uncovering of asbestos in ductwork in the boiler room last week.
Two Philadelphia Schools To Be Closed For Rest Of Week Due To Asbestos ConcernsBenjamin Franklin High School and the Science Leadership Academy share a building in Spring Garden.
Hundreds Of Students To Miss At Least Two Days Of School After Asbestos Discovered In BuildingStudents at Benjamin Franklin High School and the Science Leadership Academy remain out of the classroom after asbestos was discovered in the building.
Early Morning Voters Skip The Lines And Cast Their BallotsDuring the first hour here at Benjamin Franklin High School, 36 people walked through a blue curtain and cast their ballot on Election Day 2014. The power of the vote some here say they don't want to take for granted.
Eagles' Jeremy Maclin Helps Some Philadelphia Students Learn Financial SkillsThe Eagles' wideout played coach to a team of Benjamin Franklin High School students engrossed in "Financial Football," a Madden-style video game in which teams have to answer financial questions in order to move the ball downfield.
Decaying North Philadelphia Hotel May Become a Super-Sized SchoolDeveloper Eric Blumenfeld is reported to be looking at the Divine Lorraine Hotel, on North Broad Street, as a shared-campus site for four Philadelphia high schools.