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School District of Philadelphia Proposes Digital Learning for All Students to Start 2020-2021 School Year

Today, the School District of Philadelphia shared revisions to its Advancing Education Safely plan. After careful consideration of all of the feedback it has received, District leadership is now proposing to start the school year with all students learning remotely for the first marking period which ends November 17. Students would then transition to the…

School District Partners with WorkReady to Offer Digital Summer Job Opportunities for Students

PHILADELPHIA — While many other large cities nationwide have canceled summer job programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the School District of Philadelphia will be one of more than 90 WorkReady partner organizations providing redesigned, paid digital opportunities aimed at enhancing students’ college and career readiness. WorkReady, managed by the Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN), and…

School District of Philadelphia to Launch Philly HopeLine in Partnership with Uplift Center for Grieving Children

PHILADELPHIA — In conjunction with National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, celebrated today, the School District of Philadelphia is announcing a partnership with Uplift Center for Grieving Children to offer the Philly HopeLine, a new resource where District students and families can obtain mental health services. Philly HopeLine will officially launch Monday, May 11. “Here…

School District Announces Temporary Schedule Change for Free Student Meal Distribution

PHILADELPHIA – The School District of Philadelphia today announced there will be a temporary change to next week’s free student meal distribution schedule. The 49 District schools serving as free meal distribution sites will not be open on Monday, April 13, 2020. Instead, the sites will be open on the following schedule: Tuesday, April 14,…

School District will use $11 Million to Help Bridge the Digital Divide Among Students

PHILADELPHIA — On Thursday, March 26, the Board of Education approved the School District of Philadelphia’s $11 million request to purchase up to 50,000 Chromebooks for students who do not have access to technology while schools are closed in an effort to slow the spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus). A 2019 survey by the District found…

City, School District, and Charters Announce Changes in Free Student Meal Distribution Sites

PHILADELPHIA – In light of the City and State emergency closures, the City, School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Housing Authority and several charter schools have created a new list of schools and community sites that are distribution points for student meals. These additions also come with changes to the days in which meals will be…