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Philadelphia School Reform Commission Member Tells Students, "You Belong in Jail"

Michaela Pommells | Posted 12.20.2014 | Latino Voices
Michaela Pommells

Chanting, "SOS, save our schools," and, "Philly is a union town," dozens of students made their voices heard. What happened next has left many in shock and dismay.

On Defining Moments, Honesty and Looking Behind the Curtain: How Philly School Families Are Fighting Back

Hillary Linardopoulos | Posted 07.02.2014 | Education
Hillary Linardopoulos

It's a disheartening and messy time in Philadelphia's school system. Some days I wake up and wonder if things will ever get better -- will we ever be able to look our children in the eyes and tell them that every school is equipped with the resources they need to get a quality education?

Joy Resmovits

GOP Governor Under Fire For 'Knowingly Jeopardizing' Students | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

Ten high-profile civil rights leaders are pressuring Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) to intervene in the sorry state of school funding in Philadelph...

Joy Resmovits

Back To School In Philly: 'The Kids Were A Little Bit Stunned' | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- All eyes were on the City of Brotherly Love Monday as students and teachers returned to its massively diminished public schools for th...

Parents Go Back To School, Learn To Help Their Kids Succeed

Posted 06.11.2011 | Education

Not all families have access to resources within modern schools. Although computers, calculators and other devices may be familiar to students, some p...