Black Teachers Are Not Enough
A Mastery principal notes that schools also need support to keep those—and all—teachers in their jobs
Reality Check: Philly can fix its classrooms…
...but, as WURD’s afternoon host notes in the wake of the recent heat wave, it won’t.
Leading for Change
A new class of Germination Project fellows joined an elite group last night tasked with shaping a city of the future
Citizen of the Week: Thomas Quinn
The Central High School social studies teacher is on a mission to change the world outside his classroom—by registering to vote every eligible high schooler in the city
The Citizen Recommends: Blackademia
WURD hosts the top black academics from four area universities for a conversation about their impact and responsibility to the city around them
Ideas We Should Steal: Training teachers like doctors
Could a Michigan experiment to bring medical school-like training to the teaching of teachers make for better-prepared educators—and more successful students?
21 Ways To Help Philly Schools
Philly schools start today. Do your part to make it the best year for students ever
Vote That Jawn
The Citizen joins bestselling novelist and SafeKids Stories founder in launching a citywide effort to get young people to the polls. We need them now more than ever