Stories from around the Web that we're reading this morning. Something for everyone.
Sam Katz's audacious, radical plan to save Philly schools (and the pension fund, too). He's not even a mayoral candidate. Yet. Phillymag.com
What's harder to get into: Stanford or SEPTA? The incredibly competitive world of transit careers. BillyPenn.com
Shave and a haircut -- plus some candid advice about life. Researchers enlisted nearly 150 barbers from about 50 shops citywide and trained them in how to talk to clients about two loaded issues: HIV/STDs and violence prevention. citypaper.com
Why I'm hooked on online dating (but gave it up for Lent) So far, Philly know-it-all Albert Lee has been able to fight the urge to re-download OkCupid, Match and Tinder. Technical.ly
Pa. medical marijuana advocate: "We have the votes." An interview with the executive director of Cannabis Growers Association of Pennsylvania. bizjournals.com
- Sam Wood