Can Education Save Us From Tyranny?

In advance of a surprise January 6 hearing today, a long-time college president reflects on ways to preserve our embattled democracy

By Elaine Maimon

Guest Commentary: Excellent Education Isn’t For the Select Few

Philly’s selective schools are not enough to ensure every child receives the education they deserve. A longtime Philly educator on what more we must do

By David P. Hardy

Guest Commentary: A Love Letter to Education Heroes

A 7th grade Philly math and science teacher reflects on the hardest of school years — and thanks all those who made it possible. Namely: those doing the work

By Ami Patel Hopkins

Guest Commentary: School Lotteries Are Not the Answer

Equity, a former Temple education professor notes, is not a zero-sum game that some lucky children win and others lose

By Peshe Kuriloff

Dear Teachers

This school year was hard. You know who made it easier for the rest of us? Teachers

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Other Music Lessons

Project 440, founded by a Philadelphia Orchestra bassist, transforms high school musicians into community-minded entrepreneurs

By Natalie Pompilio

Why We Must Fight Classroom Censorship

A long-time college president recommends ways to affirm democracy — through libraries and schools — in these troubled times

By Elaine Maimon

How to turn “almost-alums” into college grads

Small fees and outsized loans keep many students from graduating. A long-time university president urges colleges to find and support those almost-alums — and those who are still at school

By Elaine Maimon