Philadelphia School District Dismisses Early Due to Heat

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    The School District of Philadelphia announced its schools are dismissing early due to heat and all after-school activities are cancelled, according to the district's website.

    All public schools students will be dismissed at 12:15 p.m.

    Schools with graduation ceremonies may elect to remain open. Parents may contact schools directly with graduation ceremonies to confirm the school's schedule.