Remember That Time When Philly’s Public Schools Were a Disaster?

In case you’ve forgotten that Philly’s public schools are in a state of crisis, Philadelphia Public School Notebook, WHYY/Newsworks, American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting would like to remind you (with infographics!). The piece focuses on 2005’s incoming crop of freshmen at Benjamin Franklin High School. Believe it or not (believe it), the piece shows that Philly students have a rough road to graduation and college. [Newsworks]

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