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Another Obama-era initiative under attack: Equity in school discipline

by Deborah Gordon Klehr commentary

Book explores the business of school segregation

The author of "Cutting School" coins the term "segrenomics" to describe trends in school privatization. She draws heavily on Philadelphia's recent history to make her point.

by Ian Gavigan commentary

'Martin’s Big Words': Closing the vocabulary gap

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by reading with a child.

by Robin Muldor-Engram commentary

Supermarket cupcakes win, kids lose when teachers don't have enough prep time

The current system wears down our educators. The students deserve better.

by Adam Whitlatch commentary

I Am Not Your Pedagogy of Violence; Or, A College Recommendation Letter

Carver students reflect on the post-Obama world through the works of Ellison, Peck, and Baldwin.

by Daisha Bagley, Dillon Dang, Raquel Fredette, Saniyah Jenkins, Joshua Kouassi, Tiffany Roberts, Amy Snodgrass and Geoffrey Winikur commentary

Our opinion: It’s about time


Foster me … foster reading … foster success

I am from a mystery – America’s 14th-21st century to no history Germantown, North and West Philly, Cobbs Creek Parkway and praying all day I am from my mother’s birth pains to my foster mother’s gain ~Robin Muldor-Engram


Wearing Coates: Carver students living in Trump’s America

Student writers met with the acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates before a lecture at the University of Pennsylvania last week. Here are their reflections.

by Gabrielle Browne, James Hillyard, C’Essence Palmer and Tiffany Roberts commentary

District must be more transparent about school building conditions

by Jerry Jordan commentary

Teachers speak out on District's new grading policy

Members of the Caucus of Working Educators question whether it will lead to more learning or inflate the graduation rate.

by Steve Petro, Amber Burnett, and Shaw MacQueen commentary
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