Who Are Philly’s Next Integrity Icons?
We're launching our second contest to name the city worker with the highest ethics and best customer service. Can we fame the little-known folks who do good for a change?
The Citizen Recommends: We Are Not Like Them
Jo Piazza and Christine Pride’s new Philly-based novel is about a cross-racial friendship tested by the police shooting of a young Black teen. But really, it’s a way to start the hard conversations we need to have
Who Should Replace Bill Hite?
Superintendent Hite’s announcement this week that he’s leaving the post at the end of the school year is an opportunity for Philadelphia. Here, a wish list of possible school leaders.
Where to Find Hope
It’s so hard to be optimistic these days. But look closely and you’ll find reasons for hope all around us.
The Mission is Preventing Violence
The state is giving about $40 million in grants to community groups this year to fight gun violence. Will it stop the shootings?
How Not to Start a School Year
The rage-inducing opening of the new school year illustrates why good management matters—and how our leaders are failing us
18+ Ways To Help Students (and Teachers) Succeed This Year
Let’s commit to be all in on making this pandemic school year the best it can be
“Science is Easier Than Trust”
Those Nerdy Girls of Dear Pandemic have spent the last 15 months sharing science-backed info with their 100,000 followers. They have some advice for how to get us through this next wave