The Wrath of Parents

A public school principal says it takes parents and schools to educate a child

By Hilderbrand Pelzer III

The Bully-in-Chief

Is Donald Trump responsible for an increase in school bullying?

By David A. Love

The Citizen Recommends: Sodas With The Citizen and Connor Barwin

South Philly restaurateurs are matching soda tax revenue to donate to their local school. Join us in celebrating them

By Gillian McGoldrick

Never a Better Time to Solve the World’s Problems

160 high school students from 20 schools are taking on this year’s Aspen Challenge, devising real solutions to real world problems

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Guitar Hero

A documentary about Andrew Jackson School’s rock band is a tribute to a teacher’s dedication through tough times

By Quinn O'Callaghan

Answering Trump: The University and The City

In a series responding to Trump’s election, a Drexel professor imagines three local game-changing initiatives. This week: Government internships for all college students

By Richardson Dilworth

The Citizen Recommends: John Maeda

He put the “A” in “STEAM.” Tomorrow he leads off a Drexel series featuring thought leaders who are rethinking learning

By Larry Platt

Teacher Colleges, We Need You To Step Up

Education schools fail to properly train would-be teachers. A Mastery principal challenges them to do better—or risk failing students, too

By Sharif El-Mekki

Citizen of the Week: Rehka Dhillon-Richardson

The University City resident has turned her passion for the environment into a local girls climate summit and two trips to the U.N.—all by the age of 17

By Gillian McGoldrick

The Citizen Updates: Empathy, Gerrymandering and a Principal Writes to Police

Following up on some of 2016’s most talked-about stories