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For the second time in as many months, high school students around the country walked out of school to protest gun violence and call for more gun control.
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Lewis, the longtime civil rights activist, spoke as part of a year-long series commemorating Martin Luther King's 1967 address at St. Joe's.
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Though recent state test scores paint a rosier picture, new results from a respected national test suggest Philadelphia students haven't made big strides.
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Philly's community school initiative will be smaller and take longer to expand than initially projected. Still, the dozen schools already named are forging ahead.
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Kenney's board will replace the state-controlled School Reform Commission on July 1.
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Students flooded the suburban streets Monday night after Villanova won its second men's basketball championship in three years.
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SRC chair Joyce Wilkerson and commissioner Christopher McGinley needed to leave the five-member body before Mayor Jim Kenney could pick them to serve on the new board.
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A Catholic school in North Philadelphia, is piloting a curriculum that will turn students into literal pilots. Drone pilots, that is.
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Saturday’s rally was framed as both a protest against gun violence and a galvanizing moment for teenage activists.
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For the first time since Superintendent William Hite took over, his staff presented a long-term budget with no planned deficits.
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Research out of Penn found that cities where Trump appeared during the 2016 campaign experienced a measurable spike in police-reported assaults.
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