Ninth-grade history teacher Emily Simpson on Zoom technical difficulties, online classes of 30-plus students, 12-hour work days, and the occasional feel-good moments amid all the chaos.
For each Philly resident who fails to fill out the form, the city loses an estimated $20,000 of federal funding over the next decade. Fortunately, it’s not too late. Here’s what to do.
It’s time to stop thinking of universities as altruistic civic institutions. They are businesses. Nothing more, nothing less.
Former Temple architecture professor John James Pron, who has an exhibition at the Da Vinci Art Alliance on display through September 13th, discusses Philly’s (a)history, historical preservation and why he hates all public statues.
The Northwest Philly legislator is introducing a bill that would pay ex-prisoners an annual stipend for each year they wrongly served in prison. Currently they receive nothing.
Might want to read this before splurging on that ergonomic home-office chair you’ve been eyeing.
A national and state effort is putting new electoral pressure on Republicans in Harrisburg, who have controlled either the House or Senate every year since 1993.
The Germantown bookstore, a Best of Philly winner this year, reopened this week for the first time since March.
With 92 percent approval, the union issued a list of demands — chief among them the guaranteed right to opt out of in-person teaching this fall. The Temple admin says that’s not the majority staff opinion.
We can’t say we’re all that disappointed by the news. Plus: Parents don’t want to send their kids back to Philly public schools, and why a convicted Abscam politician has caught the attention of the feds yet again.
Competing sets of facts, allegations of survey fraud, and testimony from no fewer than two disgraced Philly politicians.
Plus: The cops fired for racist Facebook posts can’t even file a lawsuit protesting their termination without being racist.