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

Week 14: Jason Kelce’s Eagles Education Season

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

By Jason Kelce

Week 13: Jason Kelce’s Eagles Education Season

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

By Jason Kelce

Why Gratitude Matters

Angela Duckworth’s Character Lab has uncovered the deep power of gratitude. Here, the Lab’s primer on giving thanks this holiday season, and beyond

By Jessica Press