The impact of the legal settlement mandating that the School District take steps to counter anti-Asian violence at South Philadelphia High School will be felt in other schools across the city, according to officials, advocates and others involved in hammering out the agreement.
Although not required to, the District is being strongly encouraged to adopt policies and practices in all schools that are designed to prevent ethnic harassment and bullying, not just react to it.
In a written statement, Superintendent Arlene Ackerman said it will.
Wed. Jan. 5. Youth Programs in Your Community. 6:30-8 p.m. Hardy Williams Academy Charter School, 1712 S. 56th St. Philadelphia Black Alliance for Educational Options presents this “Parents with Power” workshop. Participants will learn about programs in their communities, including youth development, health (HIV & STDs), violence prevention, and community mobilization, and how community partners are working together to serve you and your family. If you RSVP, a light meal and children’s activities for ages 4-12 are available.