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Notes from the News – Aug. 19, 2019

A roundup of education news

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Board paves way for KIPP Prep to move into the former Whittier Elementary School – Notebook

District and Unite Here reach a four-year agreement – Notebook

Last Chance High: Beautiful band of misfits fight to graduate — part two – WHYY

Frankford High School is selected to pioneer a course in green energy – KYWNewsRadio

No more free admission for college students at the Philadelphia Art Museum – BillyPenn

What’s on Philly teachers’ back-to-school wish lists? Ticonderoga pencils and lots of copy paper- Inquirer

States increasingly extend charter-like flexibility to district schools – Hechinger Report

‘The cops’ lives matter and these kids’ don’t. It’s not fair.’ | Helen Ubiñas – Inquirer

South Philly students produce radio program through PhillyCAM youth program – South Philly Review

What’s new on campus? Here’s a sampling from colleges around the region – Inquirer

Mo’ne Davis was a 13-year-old star. Where, and who, is she now? – Yahoo Sports

For a roundup of state news from Keystone Education Coalition, click here.

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