Editor’s Note: Due to a calculation error, the original version of this story said that science scores went up significantly.
When Philadelphia designated nine community schools in 2016, officials didn’t announce any numerical goals for the high-profile initiative funded by
Principals and school officials are partnering with LGBTQ community leaders to form a Philadelphia branch of the Gay, Lesbian and
Black men make up about 4 percent of Philadelphia’s public school teachers. The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice is
Special education costs are rising much faster in Pennsylvania than state aid — causing local taxpayers to foot most of
This story first appeared on NBCPhiladelphia.com. — Sherita Mouzon describes her younger self as suicidal, bitter, and angry. Like thousands of