In a landmark court decision, Pa.'s school funding system was ruled unconstitutional. Now, lawmakers have to address its underlying inequities.
Air Date: June 27, 2023Listen 35:39
Pennsylvania’s constitution says the legislature has to provide for a “thorough and efficient” system of schools. But what does that really mean?
Air Date: June 20, 2023Listen 32:11
Two neighboring public schools show the inequity of school funding. “Schooled” looks into the forces at play, and how a lack of resources affects everyday life.
Air Date: June 13, 2023Listen 27:21
Public education in America is still divided between the haves and have-nots, and the problem doesn’t get much worse than in Pennsylvania. But change could be coming.
Air Date: June 6, 2023Listen 1:59
In exactly one year, a relatively large and diverse school district went from debating masks to targeting LGBTQ books. Here’s how it happened.
Air Date: July 7, 2022Listen 37:37
A book ban put the Central York School in the national spotlight. Meet the people who defeated it — and discover how it changed them.
Air Date: June 30, 2022Listen 23:43
New tapes shed light on an old story: the suspension of 32 Philly teachers during the 1950s. We explore what happened, and what it tells us about ourselves.
Air Date: June 16, 2022Listen 49:32
Shakoor Henderson is back in the city that nearly destroyed his parents — doing a job no one would have expected. All thanks to a teacher in his past.
Air Date: June 29, 2021Listen 41:00
Students parents and educators showed resilience and strength, but big questions remain about learning loss and interrupted social and emotional development.
Air Date: June 28, 2021Listen 55:30
In this edition of Schooled, we are telling the stories of three students who were killed in the past year during the nation’s other public health crisis: gun violence.
Air Date: March 18, 2021Listen 34:55
The class of 2020 is bound for the history books. Here, we tell the stories of three students coming of age in a moment where the world feels both 'on hold' and 'on fire.’
Air Date: June 25, 2020Listen 34:11
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
"If you actually said, 'We’re gonna hold you accountable to setting up your students for life.' Then how does that change the work of that school?”
Air Date: August 21, 2019Listen 43:06
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
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