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Campus Life 101: What It’s Like to Be a Philly College Student Right Now

Haverford College Students:* 1,318 Location: Haverford Students routinely describe the liberal arts school as an intimate (“really small”) school where everybody knows everybody. The school’s […]


Bob Moul: Philly Schools With No Tech Education? That’s a Big Problem.

Every student in Philadelphia, regardless of zip code or family income, should have access to tech education. In fact, it should be part of every […]

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Families With Children Continue to Leave Philly, Pew Study Finds

More Philly families with school-age children are leaving the city than moving into it still, according to a new Pew Philadelphia Research Initiative analysis of migration […]


Questlove Joins Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership Board of Directors

Questlove has his hands in lots of pots, but between being part of one of the most respected bands in hip-hop, writing books and serving as The Tonight […]

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Philly Schools Closing at Noon Due to Heat

Too cool for school? Not today. Philadelphia public schools will close at noon today because of the heat, district officials announced this morning. The temperature […]


Officials Prepare for Drop in Grad Rate

We’ve long known that state and local ed officials are concerned about 2017, when a new standardized test — the Keystone Exams — are to […]

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Founder Leaving Philly School Newspaper The Notebook

Paul Socolar, the editor/publisher of Philadelphia school publication The Notebook, is leaving the publication. A transition committee has been formed to find his successor. It […]


Morning Headlines: SRC to Sell 11 Schools for $2 Million Net

The School Reform Commission approving the sale of 11 Philadelphia schools is big news this morning, punctuated with some pretty big numbers. The Daily News’s […]