Apprenticeship programs for barbers, painters, coders, lab techs, and others will get a boost.
The Notebook is part of ambitious, year-long collaboration that will provide in-depth, nuanced, and solutions-oriented reporting on poverty issues and the push for economic justice in Philadelphia.
Policy 406, which the School Reform Commission approved in March, regulates the conditions under which schools can seek amendments to their charters.
Achievement gaps are growing, here and across the country.
Music, dance/movement, and art therapies can help with behavioral health issues in schools.
Mayor requests meeting with federal officials over concerns move would 'increase hunger.'
One of the mayor's appointees is a pediatrician. Others have backgrounds in business, social work, teaching, and more.
Argelis Minaya-Bravo, a U School senior, channels her intensity into activism.
Our City Our Schools presented its plan for adding $191 million in annual school funding with a rally at the University of Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia is working hard to become a trauma-informed school district, but helping teachers acquire the needed skills and mindset is costly and complex.
A relieved SRC approves the $3.1 billion lump sum budget, which projects a surplus at the end of fiscal 2019 of $135 million.
What’s next for city and suburban youth who believe they can make a change on gun violence?
During the National School Walkout, students sang, read poems that they had written and talked about how they would like to work with other youth to change gun laws.
Communication is the key to keeping this family with an incarcerated father connected.
Across the city, students take a stand as part of the National School Walkout to protest gun violence.
If you want public support for schools during this transition to a Board of Education, let the public see the process. Back-room dealing will not do.
As community schools gear up, coordinators build their contact networks. One focus is on sustainability.
Universities such as Temple, Drexel, and Penn are adding more information about social and emotional learning to their curricula.
They are on the front lines of supporting students through trauma, but they also need to take care of themselves.
The researchers fear that black children, in particular, are under-diagnosed and don’t receive the help they need.
The PriCARE program, through Children’s Hospital, helps families avert behavior problems and lessen stress.
The Fordham Institute looked at District data related to suspensions. The National Education Policy Center took issue with Fordham’s findings.