Bill Hangley Jr.

@BillHangley
Bill Hangley Jr. is a freelance contributor to the Notebook.
Recent Articles

Classroom upgrades: District tackles early literacy with center-based learning

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During March For Our Lives, city students caution suburban peers on security

Youth and their supporters from across the region raise their voices against gun violence.

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Chill-out rooms, trauma training, and more

As community schools gear up, coordinators build their contact networks. One focus is on sustainability.

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After walkout, early signs of powerful alliance begin to emerge

What’s next for city and suburban youth who believe they can make a change on gun violence?

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Q & A: How ‘on-ground schools’ work

Lack of oversight and limited coursework in this little-known system can derail students instead of helping them.

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Quirk in Pa. charter law cripples traditional districts while giving charters 'cash cow'

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North Philly neighbors wrestle with stress

The New Eyes program is teaching adults to handle situations before they result in trauma.

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Will Trump target the school lunch program?

Nutrition advocates worry that a draft executive order seems to take aim at immigrant children who receive free and reduced-price meals.

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As vote approaches, senators still in the dark on DeVos finances, possible conflicts

Local officials and activists say disclosure is crucial before a vote. Sen. Casey says he is "deeply concerned."

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Protesters at school governance forum linked to SRC's Simms and charter advocates

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