Three Philly Priorities to Watch in Wolf’s Budget

The governor has proposed funds for education and transportation. Philly 3.0’s engagement director on why that’s good for the city.

By Jon Geeting

Reality Check: Let’s rethink our school board

Applications for the school board are due tomorrow. But without pay or accountability to citizens, this WURD host wonders, how can we really expect them to solve what ails the struggling system?

By Charles D. Ellison

Guest Commentary: Is Progressivism Letting Down Our Kids?

A longtime educator/activist bemoans the dilemma of progressive cities like Philly, where everyone progresses, except for Black and Brown children.

By Sharif El-Mekki

Reality Check: Philly Schools Are Like a Slow-Moving Asteroid

Philly schools are toxic, underperforming and mismanaged. When, WURD’s afternoon host wonders, is someone going to take responsibility?

By Charles D. Ellison

Week 17: Jason Kelce’s Eagles Education Season

Each week this season, the Super Bowl-winning offensive lineman has compared Philly schools to those of our on-field competitors, while celebrating local education innovations. Here, he looks at New York, and reflects on his first season as The Citizen’s education columnist

By Jason Kelce

Building Black Role Models

Research shows we need more Black teachers in our classrooms—for everyone's sake. A former Mastery principal is working on it

By Jessica Press

Week 16: Jason Kelce’s Eagles Education Season

This week, the Super Bowl-winning offensive lineman compares Philly schools to those of Dallas—and celebrates a local education innovation

By Jason Kelce

Week 15: Jason Kelce’s Eagles Education Season

This week, the Super Bowl-winning offensive lineman compares Philly schools to those of Washington, D.C.—and celebrates a local education innovation

By Jason Kelce