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A summer at the Hank Gathers Rec Center will tell you everything about North Philadelphia that the headlines leave out.
Air Date: August 28, 2019Listen 45:44
What do we really mean when we say students are ready to graduate high school? Is there a baseline that we’re really willing to enforce?
Air Date: August 14, 2019Listen 24:32
How one student fought to go from drug dealer who dropped out to high school diploma.
Air Date: August 7, 2019Listen 24:55
In this special episode of Schooled we unpack the details of the Jovan Weaver vehicular homicide case and its larger implications.
Air Date: July 17, 2019Listen 15:28
Weaver, who was the subject of a WHYY podcast in 2018 for his work as an educator, faces up to 19 years in prison.
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Andrew Brooking’s future at Philadelphia’s Blaine Elementary seemed uncertain.
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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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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.
Air Date: April 25, 2018Listen 37:45