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Schools may not be coronavirus hotbeds, CDC study suggests

COVID-19 Schools Safety

Donations

Lincoln University receives $20 million donation from MacKenzie Scott

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Education

Philly expands free internet access for students via PHLConnectED program

PHLConnectED program

Government

Pennsylvania halts indoor dining, closes gyms and restricts retail to stem current COVID-19 surge

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Education

Pennsylvania recommends schools halt in-person learning if they exceed new COVID-19 case thresholds

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Crime

Former North Philly charter school CFO now faces embezzlement charges

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Education

Bishop McDevitt, Hallahan Catholic high schools to close, Philly archdiocese says

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Education

New launch date for Philly schools' hybrid learning plan not coming soon

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Prevention

New Jersey colleges, universities urged to provide COVID-19 testing before students leave for Thanksgiving

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Education

Archdiocese of Philadelphia high schools to begin all-remote learning after city implements new COVID-19 restrictions

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Government

Philly imposes sweeping new COVID-19 restrictions through rest of 2020

Philly COVID NOV16

Education

All Montgomery County schools to conduct online-only learning for two weeks as COVID-19 cases spike

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Education

Pennsylvania teachers union calls for more schools to pivot to remote learning as COVID-19 cases spike

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Illness

CHOP strongly recommends schools in Philly region go virtual amid COVID-19 surge

CHOP Virtual Schools

Education

School District of Philadelphia postpones return to in-person learning

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Prevention

Rowan University offering free COVID-19 tests to all students before Thanksgiving

Rowan University COVID-19 testing

Colleges

Temple eliminates spring break as part of precautions to resume in-person classes next semester

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Education

Philly teachers to receive pay bump as part of short-term contract agreement

Philly teachers salary

Education

Philly schools offering hybrid learning model to students interested in returning

Philadelphia hybrid learning model

Education

West Philly high school principal named best in the United States

Gordon Philly Principal

Illness

New Jersey unveils COVID-19 dashboard to track school outbreaks

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Children's Health

Teenagers at higher risk for COVID-19 than young children, CDC finds

Children COVID-19 risk

High School Sports

Philly Catholic League reverses course, will allow high school fall sports to resume

Philly Catholic League high school sports fall

Education

Six area schools selected for National Blue Ribbon of Excellence award

Rhawnhurst School Blue Ribbon

Opinion

The silence of the virtual classroom: Remote learning makes social skills development more challenging

COVID-19 Virtual Learning - One time use

Education

Community College of Philadelphia to continue all-remote classes through end of spring semester

community college of philadelphia spring 2021 semester

Schools

St. Joe’s Prep suspends in-person classes for a week due to positive COVID-19 tests

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Parks and Recreation

Philly Parks and Recreation finds unique way to make popular programs virtual

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Prevention

With many schools starting online, vaccinations head for recess

Vaccines Schools COVID-19

Freebies

Wawa offers free coffee to teachers, school employees all September

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Schools

Pennsylvania to allow limited number of fans at high school sporting events

Pennsylvania fall high school sports

Education

Philly parents can receive $150 per month to drive their kids to school

parent flat rate program

Government

New Jersey budget proposal includes millionaires tax, baby bonds and spending cuts

New Jersey budget proposal

Parenting

CHOP doctors offer back-to-school safety tips as COVID-19 disrupts education

COVID-19 School Safety Tips

Education

Temple students, faculty call for all-remote classes as fall semester begins

Temple University in-person classes

Schools

Philly Catholic League cancels high school fall sports amid coronavirus pandemic

Philly Catholic League

Education

Most New Jersey school districts pursuing hybrid instruction model

New Jersey schools COVID-19

High School Sports

Fall high school sports season cleared to begin on Monday in Pennsylvania amid COVID-19 pandemic

Piaa Pennsylvania fall high school sports season

Education

This map shows the locations of Access Centers where Philadelphia students can take classes virtually

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Schools

New Jersey's high school sports to resume about a month later than normal

New Jersey high school sports

Education

Pennsylvania schools can implement face-covering breaks, officials say

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Schools

New Jersey high school sports can return this fall if COVID-19 protocols are met

New Jersey fall high school sports

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