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How to Improve City Council

Philadelphia’s City Council is about as popular as I was in high school. The legislative body’s approval rating stands at a sad 30 percent, according […]

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Bill Green Responds to Helen Gym: Honest School Dialogue Requires All the Facts

In criticizing our decision to begin charging teachers for health benefits and directing the $44 million annual savings to schools, Helen Gym makes an important […]

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SRC’s Contract Move Isn’t About Shared Sacrifice — It’s Looting

Recently, I visited my brother-in-law at Radnor High School and was privileged to see him teach his ninth-grade English/civics class. When I walked in, his […]

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Bykofsky a Bigot? Yes, Says Helen Gym

Veteran Daily News columnist Stu Bykofsky is taking a lot of heat for his recent coverage of the immigration debate, most recently with his article […]

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Citizens Bank Park: A Decade in the Stadium We Didn’t Want

The first 10 years of Citizens Bank Park, I think we can all agree, have been pretty great. Five division titles. Eight winning seasons. One […]

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Helen Gym, Schools Activist, Honored by White House

Helen Gym, the Philadelphia schools activist and heavyweight champion Twitter fighter, is going to be honored by the White House, 6ABC reports.

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Helen Gym: The Agitator

  Helen Gym advances, and Mayor Nutter inches warily back. She waves a thick stack of papers at him, each sheath a complaint lodged by […]