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September 25, 2014

'Innovation' in Philly Schools Has Rocky History: #TBT

Philadelphia's recent history with "innovative" high schools has been mostly discouraging, but one educator featured in a 2009 Ed Week story is still fighting to reinvent schooling.

March 28, 2014

Desperate Times for Schools in the City of Brotherly Love

High school students from Philadelphia won a national STEM competition, prompting reporter Benjamin Herold to reflect on the state of public education in his adopted hometown.

November 25, 2013

Legislators, Educators in Pa. Embroiled in Charter Debate

Much media attention is being paid to the impact of charter schools on local districts in Pennsylvania as the state senate works to change the charter school law.

April 19, 2013

Philadelphia School District Seeks to Open Its Own Online School

The Philadelphia district wants to open an online school, which would make it one of several city school systems to found cyber-education operations.

April 19, 2013

Philadelphia District Plans to Open Online School

The Philadelphia school district plans to open an online school, in a move aimed at luring families back to the troubled system.


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