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For victims and their families, having these reports come to light can be a vindication, but there are also a lot of difficult emotions that can be a struggle to process.
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The roughly 900 page report, paints a horrid portrait of activity that occurred in the dioceses of Scranton, Allentown, Harrisburg, Greensburg, Erie and Pittsburgh.
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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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Four years gone: What these Philadelphia Futures grads have learned about family, life, and leadership
West Philadelphia’s Farrad McLaughlin, 26, was crushed when he lost his older brother to gun violence a decade ago. But since that mome ...
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Principal Jovan Weaver knows well the trauma that many of his students experience. We hear his struggle to overcome a tumultuous childhood.
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The debate that led to Wister’s conversion to a charter school raised questions of politics, access and influence. And it pitted Philadelphia neighbors against one another.
Air Date: April 25, 2018Listen 36:21
As principal, Jovan tries to find a balance between Mastery's “no excuses” culture and the “love and positivity” mission he envisions based on his own traumatic childhood.
Air Date: April 25, 2018Listen 35:39
Wister’s 5th grade students see themselves reflected in a faculty that has adopted a civil rights mission. And Jovan makes a major personal decision.
Air Date: April 25, 2018Listen 38:30
Keystone Crossroads’ Kevin McCorry recently visited Northwestern Pennsylvania to report on the issues that rural school districts face.
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Keystone Crossroads’ Kevin McCorry travelled throughout rural Pa. to learn about the students, educators and families that struggle to provide a promising education.
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Titusville’s story is echoed across many towns in Pennsylvania, where a solid middle-class workforce was once sustained by no more than a high school degree.
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The legislation was spurred by a cafeteria worker in Western Pennsylvania who objected to a policy in the Canon-McMillan School District.
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