PA’s Fair Funding Champion

Deborah Gordon Klehr oversaw the Education Law Center’s successful case mandating better funding of public schools throughout the state. But it’s her work outside the courtroom that has been indispensable for Pennsylvania students

By Malcolm Burnley

Guest Commentary: Show Magnet Schools Some Love

Special admit high schools provide the kind of education city parents want for their kids. So why aren’t we doing more to ensure they succeed?

By Peshe Kuriloff

Philadelphia Teachers We Love

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re revisiting some of the fabulous Philly educators we’ve featured through the years.

By Lauren McCutcheon

Celebrate Teachers

This Teacher Appreciation Week, a longtime university president urges Philadelphians to celebrate educators — but to also support the teaching profession

By Elaine Maimon

The New Urban Order: Send Your Kid to a “Good Enough” Public School

A C+ school for the win.

By Diana Lind

Philly Universities Must Invest In Young Students

A longtime university president on why all local institutions should emulate Temple's Saturday College

By Elaine Maimon

Guest Commentary: How To Make A School Board for All Students

Mayor Parker is preparing to appoint nine new volunteers to oversee our school system. A corporate leadership expert and Mastery Schools chair spells out what they must do to ensure student success

By Sulaiman W. Rahman

Make School Food Great Again

A Black-owned, Harlem-based company scratch-makes delicious and free breakfasts, lunches and snacks for Philly students in two schools. If only the District could do the same.

By Courtney Duchene and Lauren McCutcheon