Ben Franklin High School, Science Leadership Academy To Return To School Building Tuesday Following Months Of Asbestos Clean-UpStudents at Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy will return to their shared school building Tuesday after months of renovations and asbestos clean-up.
Teachers' Union Calls On Gov. Wolf To Declare State Of Emergency After Two More Philadelphia Schools Close Due To AsbestosThe teachers' union is expected to call on the Governor to declare a state of emergency in a press conference later today.
Francis Hopkinson School In Philadelphia Closed Indefinitely For Asbestos CleanupThe Philadelphia School District is dealing with more asbestos issues plaguing schools
Students Of Philadelphia's Francis Hopkinson School To Be Temporarily Relocated As Asbestos Testing ContinuesHopkinson is just the latest facility dealing with closures due to ongoing asbestos concerns in the Philadelphia School District.
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.