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At Center City DNC watch party, women savor a landmark moment

"I just wanted to be where it was," said a retired teacher who traveled from San Francisco.

by Ellen Schoder and Matthew Mezzacappa

Teachers' unions sense momentum at DNC

The American Federation of teachers endorsed Clinton over Obama in 2008 and their support of her continues.

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Reflections on a Philadelphia childhood and why so many white working-class people are drawn to Donald Trump.

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But to these millennials, feminism doesn't automatically mean supporting a woman candidate for president.

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Journalist reports rough, arbitrary detention during DNC

The police staging ground was the parking lot of E.M. Stanton Elementary School.

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DNC opens against backdrop of education inequality

Welcome to Pennsylvania, a battleground state that has the biggest gaps in the nation in per-pupil spending among its rich and poor school districts.

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The angry ones

Reflections on a Philadelphia childhood and why so many white working-class people are drawn to Donald Trump.

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Philadelphia's new contingent of community schools, by the numbers

The schools chosen represent a wide range of student subgroups, academic records, and neighborhoods.

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Federal lawsuit filed against Lancaster district for its treatment of older immigrant students

They are denied enrollment or placed in an alternative school, the complaint says, rather than getting help with English.

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Philly School District notches revenue wins in state budget

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