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  • Troubled with the safety at Philadelphia schools, a group of principals came to City Hall pleading for budget reform to make students safer.
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  • Lawsuit filed over abduction from West Philadelphia school
  • The family of a kindergartner abducted from her Philadelphia classroom and found shivering and partially clothed at a playground the next day accused the school district of "reckless indifference" in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.
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  • Philadelphia School District is closing three schools due to PGW activity that will impact the heat in the buildings.
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  • Stephen Starr launches push to help fund Philly schools
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  • Stephen Starr launches push to help fund Philly schools
  • Restaurateur Stephen Starr is launching a new push to raise money for Philadelphia schools.
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  • On Tuesday, 6abc.com hosted a live discussion with dozens of panelists aimed at finding a fix for the Philadelphia School District.
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  • Philadelphia Magazine
  • Philadelphia is growing and, among the newcomers, are young adults attracted to its housing and vibrant social scene.
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  • The Superintendent of Philadelphia public schools has released his plan to improve education in the city.
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  • It was quite a surprise for some Philadelphia students as one of the most popular comedians visited their classroom Friday, and he came bearing gifts.
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  • Chairman of Philadelphias SRC, Pedro Ramos, resigns
  • Governor Corbett's office announced Monday that the Chairman of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission, Pedro A. Ramos, has resigned.
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  • Chairman of Philadelphias SRC, Pedro Ramos, resigns
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  • Dozens gathered on the steps of the Philadelphia School District headquarters to remember Laporshia Massey.
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  • Gov. Corbett to release $45M for Philadelphia schools
  • Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday he has agreed to release $45 million for Philadelphia schools.
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  • Gov. Corbett to release $45M for Phila. schools
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  • A mysterious donor has come to the rescue of a beloved library that was forced to shut down due to lack of money.
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  • Philadelphia schools and privately operated charter schools dominate the Department of Education's list of Pennsylvania's 92 lowest-performing schools that'll get help under its waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law.
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  • Philadelphia school rally
  • Public school advocates have sent state officials 260 complaints from Philadelphia parents who say their children are getting an inferior education.
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  • Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter
  • The mayor kicked off a fundraising campaign for educational supplies for all city schools Wednesday.
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  • Nutter announces fundraising campaign for school supplies
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Sarah Bloomquist
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  • Philadelphia public school students headed back to class this morning amid uncertainty about the new academic year.
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  • Protests, a march and even a candlelight vigil were held in Center City to mourn what some call 'the death' of Philadelphia schools.
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philadelphia news, philadelphia school district, education, school, children, local/state, kenneth moton
  • The school district maintains staffing will be adequate for safe operations, but some parents are unconvinced.
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  • Concerns ahead of Phila. schools opening
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' John Rawlins
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  • Phila. teachers return to class; talks continue
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' John Rawlins
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  • Hite meets with parents; teachers return to class
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  • Philadelphia schools superintendent Dr. William Hite met with some parents less than a week before the start of classes.
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  • Despite still without a contract, the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers reiterated their stance - no pay cuts.
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  • A midnight deadline has come and gone as contract negotiatons continue between the Philadelphia School District and the teachers union.
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  • PFT President Jerry Jordan
  • The president of the Philadelphia teachers union said he is willing to forgo raises and accept changes in health insurance as the district continues to find ways to close a more than $300 million budget gap.
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  • One-on-one with Supt. William Hite
  • Philadelphia public schools will open on time with some sports and music added back. But the teachers union still hasn't signed a new deal.
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  • One-on-one with Supt. William Hite
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  • Back to school for many area students
  • Many students around the region started a brand new school year Monday morning, including those at the Russell Byers Charter School in Center City Philadelphia.
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  • Hundreds of teachers, parents and students marched to the Philadelphia School District building, demanding more funding for schools.
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  • Registration day for Philadelphia schools
  • If hot pink registration signs didn't get students attention, maybe the 'Come Back to School' sign will.
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  • Registration day for Philadelphia schools
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  • With $50M pledge, Philly schools begin rehiring
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  • School District of Philadelphia
  • After a tense week of wondering whether the city's financially struggling public schools would be able to open on time next month, the district finally has an answer: Yes.
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  • School District of Philadelphia
  • Mayor Michael Nutter announced Thursday that he plans to borrow $50 million on behalf of the Philadelphia School District.
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  • Gov. supports borrowing for Phila. schools
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Annie McCormick
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  • School District of Philadelphia
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' John Rawlins
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  • Nutter to borrow $50M for Philly schools
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  • Deadline looms for Philadelphia school funding
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  • Deadline looms for Philadelphia school funding
  • A rally and 12-hour fast Wednesday was yet another effort by laid off school workers to focus the public's attention to the Philadelphia School District's potential death spiral.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Chad Pradelli
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Dann Cuellar
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  • Mayor Michael Nutter and Schools Superintendent William Hite opened the day shoulder-to-shoulder.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Vernon Odom
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  • New walk safety program for Philadelphia students
  • Plans are moving forward for the start of the Philadelphia school year, just one day after School Superintendent William Hite issued a dire warning about funding and safety.
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  • Parents and students we spoke to say they are at a loss to understand why the Philadelphia public school funding crisis hasn't been resolved yet.
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