This Philly charter school is trying to grow the ranks of Black male teachers

The new program at Boys’ Latin aims to provide students with what has been a rare asset in classrooms, both in Philadelphia and nationally.

This Philly charter school is trying to grow the ranks of Black male teachers

The new program at Boys’ Latin aims to provide students with what has been a rare asset in classrooms, both in Philadelphia and nationally.

How to conduct an engaging lab experiment in the time of COVID: Brew beer

Around the country, lab professors who can’t work with students in person are trying ways to get over the hurdle. One local professor found the answer in the science of beer brewing.

How to conduct an engaging lab experiment in the time of COVID: Brew beer

Around the country, lab professors who can’t work with students in person are trying ways to get over the hurdle. One local professor found the answer in the science of beer brewing.

A Rosh Hashanah ritual calls out alleged public school failings in Philly

Rabbis led a ritual of atonement Sunday for how government has failed the Philadelphia schools.

A Rosh Hashanah ritual calls out alleged public school failings in Philly

Rabbis led a ritual of atonement Sunday for how government has failed the Philadelphia schools.
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Lincoln University reappoints president who had been ousted two months earlier

The decision ends months of uncertainty over whether the popular administrator would be retained.

Substitute teachers are in high demand for school districts trying to fill vacancies in a pandemic

Across the region, substitute teachers are in high demand as school districts scramble to find replacements to fill in for regular teachers who are reluctant to return to class because of COVID-19.

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How PSERS has invested $100m with a Pittsburgh billionaire and won’t say what it is for

Trustees of the $57 billion pension fund for public school employees bet $100 million on a new investment with an I-Spy name —”Project Newton"— run by a manager PSERS wouldn't name.

N.J. schools face excruciating choice as state data shows kids make up a growing share of COVID-19 carriers

Kids may be less likely to catch or spread the coronavirus, but the overall community transmission counts make in-person school risky, health experts said.

Health experts say Philly-area schools could consider reopening this month based on coronavirus transmission rates

“We haven’t seen a huge resurgence at least as of yet” in the wake of Labor Day and college reopenings, said Dr. David Rubin of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia PolicyLab.

18,000 Philly school families still lack reliable internet; board hears of coming financial pain

City officials said they realized the urgency of dependable internet access in a city where over three-quarters of public school students live in poverty.

Friends' Central teacher abused student, lawsuit says

The boy, who is not named in the suit, told his parents he had been scared to tell them because he was afraid of getting in more trouble with his teacher.

Lanzador de los Phillies habló con estudiantes de Esperanza Academy sobre qué lo inspiró a jugar béisbol en la ciudad

El relevista de los Phillies, Héctor Neris, compartió recuerdos de su primer juego con el equipo y cómo su tiempo en la escuela secundaria en República Dominicana le abrió paso en los deportes.

Frustrated parents are pushing school boards to reconsider virtual-learning plans

Many parents are adamant that online instruction isn’t working for children and families — and pleading with school boards to consider bringing students back to school as soon as possible.

Phillies pitcher Héctor Neris reveals to North Philly students what inspired him to play baseball in the city

Phillies reliever Héctor Neris shared memories about his first game with the team and how his time in high school in the Dominican Republic gave him access to sports.

Russian-born Internet mogul Yuri Milner donates $10 million to Wharton for Israeli students

The Russian-born Israeli citizen attended Wharton in the 1990s. Now he's funding 60 scholarships for Israeli MBA students over the next decade.

Hite answers principals' no-confidence petition; district launches equity work

"I think we are dealing with COVID, we’re dealing with trauma that our families are experiencing. We don’t need to be disrupted around things that people disagree with," Hite said.

Opinion

Virtual schooling is a gamble that risks the long-term health of children and families | Maria Panaritis

It's time for school districts, and our leaders, to ante up with solutions for getting kids back into classrooms.

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