“They Can Win”
When their garden project was halted because of lead in their school, students at Furness High School embarked on a different campaign: To clean every toxic school in Philly
In the wake of last week’s Instagram threat against 10 Philly schools, here are some ideas for actually keeping our kids safe
Ideas We Should Steal: Action Civics in Schools
A new Massachusetts law mandates experiential civics learning in school. It’s one way to ensure a better democracy in our children’s future
Black Teachers Are Not Enough
A Mastery principal notes that schools also need support to keep those—and all—teachers in their jobs
Kenney In Denial
When it comes to poverty, Philly remains in last place. So why does the Mayor sound like he’s satisfied?
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?
Do Something: Defend the Free Press
This week, stand with students against gun violence, farm in Center City, discuss the free press and more!
Finally, A Business Leader Steps Up…
…In Los Angeles. But a new face on the Philly school board provides hope that private sector expertise might be on its way