The Board of Education approved an action item Thursday that allows the District of Philadelphia to purchase up to 50,000 Chromebooks to support remote learning while schools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Philadelphia officials will provide meal service and drop-in activity space for students while schools are closed amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Philadelphia school teachers have been directed to stop remote instruction over concerns of equity among students.
Schools are closed Friday in Philadelphia due to a staff shortage caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Parents rally to keep Sheppard elementary school open.
Brad Sattin reports on a rally and school meeting with the School District of Philadelphia to save an elementary school
Police say an arrest has been made in a couple of bathroom fires that prompted evacuation of a North Philadelphia high school.
After an eight day clean-up, Clara Barton Elementary School will reopen to students and staff on Monday, officials announced.
James Sullivan Elementary School will reopen on Monday.
As part of the Vans “Give a Band!” program, the Philadelphia native is surprising five Philadelphia School District high schools with grants of up to $10,000 each.
James J. Sullivan Elementary School will remained closed for the rest of the week after the discovery of asbestos.
Two Philadelphia schools will re-open Tuesday after being closed for four months due to asbestos.
Two more Philadelphia schools have been closed due to asbestos.
Philadelphia Federation of Teachers is expected to call on Gov. Tom Wolf to tap into rainy day funds to address the growing asbestos issues in schools across the city.
District officials are now changing their safety procedures in an effort to reduce interruptions of student learning and to make the incidents less traumatic.
Multiple fights inside and outside Samuel Fels High School prompted a temporary lockdown Monday.
A meeting was held Thursday to discuss forming a rapid response team amid the concerns over asbestos in Philadelphia schools.
Parents, teachers and the community are fed up with asbestos in Philadelphia schools.
Francis Hopkinson School students will be temporarily relocated to alternate learning spaces at nearby schools beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 5 during continued environmental testing.
Gov. Tom Wolf has unveiled a new $1.1 billion package intended to help eliminate lead and asbestos contamination in Pennsylvania’s public schools.