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The Notebook invites all of our readers to join us now as members by signing up on our "Donate" page. Our reporting depends on the continued generous support and contributions from our growing Notebook membership. In 2014, we reached more than 600 memberships!  Thanks to all of our supporters.

Don't forget to renew or join for this calendar year, if you haven't already. 

We're excited about this program as a way to recognize your support, give you some extra perks, and support our work and sustainability.  Learn more about our work here.

Membership starts at $40 for the 2014 calendar year. 

Learn more about the membership levels here. You can also give the gift of Notebook membership.

Click here to join the Notebook as a member!


Member benefits


As a member of the Notebook, there are many benefits:

Whether you prefer digital over a hardcopy, both versions of your favorite education advocacy newspaper are available for members--and the print edition will be delivered to you by first class mail.

More is Better 
The Notebook is now published six times per year. Each fall, the Notebook publishes a Fall Guide with information about District high schools and starting the year off right.

Endless Access 
The Notebook has recently reenergized our web presence to become a multi-platform news service with extended reach in the communities we serve. Members can access unlimited online content, including the latest news and commentaries.

Social Networking
We're working on ways of getting our members connected.


Why become a member?


"Your work is crucial to the City, as well as to our children and their schools."

 - Harris Sokoloff, Director, Center for School Study Councils & Faculty Director, Penn Project on Civic Engagement, Penn GSE and Notebook member


Helen Gym

“The Notebook is Philadelphia’s first place for investigative and sharply analytical inquiry into our schools. It’s indispensable.”

- Helen Gym, parent activist, contributor to the Notebook since 1994


Deidre Farmbry“The articles and photos inspire advocacy and civic engagement across diverse communities. The Notebook’s historical perspectives
give us a comprehensive understanding when planning for the future of our children.”

- Deidré Farmbry, director, Urban Education Fund; contributor since 2004


“I look forward to each issue. The Notebook does the research to keep its readers informed about what is happening. It’s an advocate for quality education for our children and youth. ”

​- Rosita Johnson, retired teacher; contributor since 1994


Want to become a member?

You can donate online, call us at 215.839.0082, x106,  or send us a check, payable to the Philadelphia Public School Notebook, at 699 Ranstead St., 3rd floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106. It's a tax-deductible donation.

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