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Sentenced to schools that fall short

When judges send foster kids to residential facilities with schools, they think they are giving them a better shot at getting an education. The result is often the opposite.

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How we are failing the city's foster children

The statistics on the education of kids in foster care tell a grim story. In Philadelphia, schools, advocates and organizations are working to write a happier ending.

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Notes from the news - December 5

The latest headlines in Philly education

Judge dismisses Green's suit over lost SRC chairmanship

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Notes from the news - December 4

The latest headlines in Philly education

Jay-Z criticizes sentencing of local rapper Meek Mill during concert at Wells Fargo Center

Mill, who is signed to Jay-Z's management company, is serving two to four years in state prison for violating probation. The sentence has become a rallying point for criminal justice reform.

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'Symphony for a Broken Orchestra' takes place Sunday

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U.S. Civil Rights Office to investigate bullying complaint

The complaint filed by the Education Law Center says that students were pushed down stairs and called names.

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Notes from the news - December 1

The latest headlines in Philly education

With boost from alum, Central High is expanding ... again

Joseph Field, who graduated in 1949, is seeding the funding for a new performing arts center and other improvements.

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