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Immigration

ICE agents arrest mother as she dropped off child at South Philly school

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Education

Source: James J. Sullivan Elementary to remain closed for the remainder of the week due to asbestos cleanup

Ben Franklin High School

Education

Philadelphia teachers union wants state of emergency declared as two more schools close due to asbestos

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Education

School District of Philadelphia touts improvement of city’s schools in annual report card

School district headquarters. 440 N Broad St.

Education

National teachers’ union calls for additional resources to address asbestos issue in schools

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Goverment

Dedicated funds to clean up asbestos in public schools part of Gov. Wolf’s annual budget address

Tom Wolf

Education

Principals union calls on Philadelphia school district to improve handling of asbestos issue

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Education

McClure Elementary finally reopens after being closed due to asbestos contamination

McClure Elementary School

Education

Philadelphia teachers’ union files lawsuit against School District over asbestos issue

McClure still has Asbestos

Education

School District of Philadelphia conducts more asbestos tests at McClure Elementary

McClure still has Asbestos

Edcuation

Philly's McClure Elementary reopens to additional asbestos concern

McClure still has Asbestos

Education

Philly teachers union calls for more testing after asbestos-contaminated school reopens

Carnell Elementary Reopens With complaints from teachers

Schools

Two Philadelphia elementary schools remain closed due to ongoing asbestos cleanups

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Concerts

The War On Drugs again to host concerts to raise money for Philly's public schools

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Education

School district officials announce relocation plan for students displaced from Center City high schools

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Children's Health

American Heart Association equips Philly School District with CPR kits

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Food & Drink

Proceeds from Weckerly's veggie-based ice cream will go to public schools

Weckerly's Best Zest ice cream

Weather

School District of Philadelphia, archdiocese close schools ahead of Wednesday’s winter storm

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Schools

City public, parochial schools to open later Tuesday due to impending storm

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Education

After August heat wave, Philadelphia schools could return to starting classes after Labor Day

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Schools

Third grade student collapses, dies at North Philly school

Hartranft Elementary

Children's Health

Later school start times a dream for teens, but a logistical nightmare for districts

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Schools

Philly public schools closing early again Wednesday due to hot weather

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Education

Meek Mill surprises students at Blaine School, donates 6,000 backpacks to district

Meek Mill Blaine School

Schools

Excessive heat forces half-days at Philly schools on Tuesday, Wednesday

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Schools

South Carolina school gets rid of snow days, opts for 'eLearning'

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Schools

Wolf, Philly officials pledge $15.6 million to remove lead, mold, asbestos at schools

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Thefts

At Chestnut Hill's Jenks Academy, $20K+ stolen in STEM, music equipment

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Politics

City Council budget package would cut Philly property tax increase

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Government

Mayor Kenney revises school funding package with reduced property tax hike

Mayor Jim Kenney; Thom Carroll photo

Legislation

Councilwoman proposes bill to keep some Philly bars open till 4 a.m.

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Protests

Philly students converge on City Hall to call for stronger gun laws

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School Violence

Teachers respond to gun violence: Don't arm us!

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City Hall

Kenney seeks property tax hike for Philly schools

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Schools

Philadelphia public, parochial schools closed on Thursday for Eagles Super Bowl parade

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Food

Federal Donuts creates 'Iggle donut' for good cause ahead of Super Bowl

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Eagles

Lane Johnson selling Eagles underdog T-shirts to benefit Philly schools

Weather

Freezing rain arrives in time for evening commute

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Holidays

Philly high school students are selling 'jawnaments' for Christmas

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Schools

Philly's historic Central High School to undergo major renovations

Central High School

Fatalities

Philadelphia teacher mourned after death in weekend house fire

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Education

Report: Mayor Kenney planning speech on future of Philadelphia schools

Mayor Jim Kenney; Thom Carroll photo

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