Lindsay Edwards was delighted when her 4-year-old son, Grey, came home from school wanting to talk about the Rev. Dr.
Philadelphia’s traditional charter schools enroll a smaller share of the city’s most disadvantaged students – those from the most poverty-stricken
Philadelphia’s charter schools, which educate about one-third of the city’s student population, have a lower proportion of black teachers overall
While working on this teacher diversity series, we visited one of the schools in the city that has an all-white
Over the last eight years, since the lifting of a consent decree that grew out of a longstanding civil rights
Kylie Newton grew up in North Philadelphia, attending Duckrey Elementary, Conwell Middle, and Girls’ High. After graduating from Penn State
Studies indicate that when black students are taught by black teachers, it can have a profound effect on their lives.
Two days before Thanksgiving, A.S. Jenks Elementary School held its Fall Feast, where families in the diverse neighborhood brought in
Black men make up about 4 percent of Philadelphia’s public school teachers. The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice is