Leaders Looking To Appoint Third Party To Address Asbestos Concerns In Schools Following Lawsuit Against Philadelphia School DistrictOn Tuesday, the teachers' union filed its first lawsuit against the school district over the issue.
Safety Concerns Rise After Laura Carnell Elementary School Opens 3 Weeks After Being Shut Down For Asbestos Clean UpA group of Carnell educators met with Philadelphia Federation of Teachers' President Jerry Jordan before the bell, amid concerns about the building’s safety.
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 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.
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.
Parents, Teachers Outraged After Asbestos Found In T.M. Peirce Elementary School In North PhiladelphiaThe school district says asbestos was found in pipe insulation in a basement hallway of T.M. Pierce Elementary School.
Benjamin Franklin High School, Science Leadership Academy Closed Tuesday And Wednesday For Asbestos AbatementOfficials say the campus will be closed for abatement and further testing on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Philadelphia Federation Of Teachers Proposes $100 Million Cleanup Of Asbestos, Mold And Lead In More Than 175 SchoolsThe plan would cost $100 million and would take about three to five years to remove all the asbestos from more than 175 schools.
Students In Philadelphia School District Welcome New School Year As Classes BeginSummer break is officially over as a large number of school districts across the region resume classes today.
Philadelphia Special Education Teacher Accused Of Selling Cocaine To Undercover Officer On Multiple Occasions, Police SayThe Philadelphia School District says they have suspended Gock and are cooperating with the investigation.
New App Allows Teachers, Students To Report School Building Issues In Real-TimeThe Philly teacher's union says the goal of the app is to get a faster resolution from the school district when dealing with building issues.
Student Shows Off His Moves During Winter Concert At J.S. Jenks AcademySometimes the music just moves you!