Less than 1% of Philadelphia students are using the district’s tutoring programs
District officials aren’t sure why its tutoring program, which is free for the district’s K-12 students, isn’t reaching more of them.
White House to name coordinator to push back against book bans, among new LGBTQ protections
WASHINGTON — As part of the celebration of Pride month, the Biden administration on Thursday announced several new protections for LGBTQ+ youth and families, including the position of a federal coordinator to counter the massive wave of book bans across the country. President Joe Biden was scheduled later Thursday to host a Pride event at the White […]
‘Life got in the way’: After 51 years, Philadelphia native days away from high school diploma
Betty Williams, a North Philadelphia native, will graduate from an adult learners program on July 28.
Pa. LGBTQ groups mobilize against Moms For Liberty gathering in Philly
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a 2024 GOP presidential candidate, is expected to address the group.
More states line up to serve free school meals to all kids
Universal free meals during the pandemic removed the ‘free-lunch kid’ stigma.
I’m studying to be a teacher. We must make it more affordable to enter the profession | Opinion
Bills now before the state House will help -- and they deserve lawmakers' support.
Don’t ever believe ‘it won’t happen here.’ Schools must be ready for mass shooters | Opinion
The first step to any complete safety plan is the hiring and training of armed school resource officers.
Year-round school, a new curriculum, enhanced safety: Here’s the Philly schools’ new 5-year plan
'This is our roadmap for how we're going to align all of our resources in the school district,' Superintendent Tony Watlington Sr. said.
What book bans and the Hollywood writers strike have in common | Heather MacDonald
If all else fails, I have to imagine it would be easier to replace studio execs with ChatGPT than the writers.
Racial slurs, dress codes, few Black teachers: How Black girls say Philly schools are failing them
'We cannot create equitable education spaces without intentionally considering the needs of Black girls,' experts said.
Pa.’s U.S. Rep. Smucker: Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan is a ‘bailout’
U.S. House GOP lawmakers zeroed in on culture war issues as they grilled U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona.
Mental health needs must be addressed inside and outside the classroom | Opinion
Without a considerable increase to the base funding, we are endangering services.