Can Place-Based Learning Work in Philly Schools Too?
A West Philly charter high school has added an option to learn outside the classroom. So far, it seems to be working, just like it does in some of Philly’s most affluent suburbs.
Michael Eric Dyson’s Black History Month All Stars
All Star#19: Fanny Jackson Coppin
Guest Commentary: Memo to Superintendent Tony Watlington
A longtime educator with a piece of advice for the still-new chief of the Philadelphia School District: Start with trust
ChatGPT is Not the End of Writing
A longtime university president and writing expert advises against banning the new AI bot — but to use it to teach more effective thinking that is purely human
Guest Commentary: Six Ways Schools Can Better Serve Students
The heads of two local youth organizations asked students what they needed to feel safe and well-served in schools. Here, some solutions to fix what ails the system
Building a (Good) Teacher Pipeline
Can a four-year residency model ensure new teachers stay in the district? A Baltimore-based program that launched in Philly this year is betting on it.
How to Help Schools, Students and Teachers
Donate food or money for uniforms, share your expertise, provide reading help and more ways you can support schools in Philadelphia during the 2022-23 school year
Generation Change Philly: The Teachers’ Teacher
Laura Boyce doesn’t just advocate for educators in Philadelphia public schools. She teaches them to advocate for themselves, for their students, and for the Philadelphia School District