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Monday, Aug. 27. You’re going to hear that date a lot from Philadelphia officials over the next week and a half.
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The panel of eight spoke to an audience of a couple hundred at Universal Audenried High School, in an environment that felt more intimate than boisterous.
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Charlie Reddig happened to fly his plane over Hiroshima the same day U.S. forces hit it with an atomic bomb. 'What happened to all these people,' he wondered.
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Using the formula to dole out all state education funding would mean a massive redistribution that creates clear winners and losers.
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Stop and frisk. Changing demographics. A fishy police shooting. Inside a 1918 race riot in Grays Ferry and its parallels to the present.
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At a national conference, city officials attempted to sell Philadelphia as a being on the vanguard of early childhood education and, in particular, early literacy. So, is it?
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With Pennsylvania licensing fewer and fewer teachers, the state recently announced it will send $2 million in federal aid to eight colleg ...
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At her fourth annual Educator Summit, Penn professor and "grit" expert Angela Duckworth brings teachers from all over the globe. WHYY spoke to some about the theory.
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By a unanimous vote, the nine board members chose former School Reform Commission chairwoman Joyce Wilkerson to as the first board president in this new era.
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Since the state enacted a charter school law 20 years ago, starkly different trends have played out in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
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