by Beandrea Davis
Community and advocacy groups dedicated to fighting homophobia in schools have been steadily working with the School District of Philadelphia to make schools safer for students and staff of all sexual orientations throughout the last decade.
by Debra Banks
The recently published Winter 2003-04 issue of the Notebook, "Improving Teacher Quality," examines the challenges Philadelphia schools currently face in attracting and retaining quality teachers across the District, particularly in schools with large populations of students of color from low-income households. (Pick up a copy at your local school, library, or community organization).