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‘Pennsylvania is forgoing resources’: Economists say school funding matters

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‘Music can help us heal’: Philly students express dealing with COVID, racial injustice in album 

A music project at Hill-Freedman World Academy amplifies students’ perspectives on recent challenges — from the pandemic to racialized violence.

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New COVID guidance for Philly schools includes 5-day quarantine

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Pennsylvania doesn’t spend enough on schools, state education secretary testifies 

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Philly schools partner with Black Doctors Consortium to get more Black and Latino students vaccinated

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In dramatic turnaround, most Philadelphia schools will be in-person this week

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Spending gaps in Pennsylvania among widest in the country, college dean testifies  

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Hite testifies lack of resources holds back Philly students

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‘It’s made planning nearly impossible’: Philly teachers scramble in district’s partial return

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91 Philly schools will be remote this week due to staffing shortages

Pennsylvania fair funding trial resumes: ‘We have done great things … but we don’t have the funding we need.’ 

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Union scoffs at new COVID guidance as Philly schools go virtual for snow 

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Philly health secretary insistent on in-person learning despite calls to go virtual  

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‘This is not the way to handle things’: Teachers and parents say Philly’s partial reopening of schools is chaotic 

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Amid COVID surge and staffing shortage, 81 Philly schools will shift to remote learning

As COVID cases soar, Philly schools plan for tentative reopening after break

The COVID-19 outbreak is changing our daily reality

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There’s more than one way to write a college essay

I resented the expectation that I lead with my trauma. But trauma is not the only thing that defines me, and it’s not the only reason I deserve to go to college.

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Central office staff helping in Philadelphia schools struggling with vacancies and absences

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With COVID surge in Philly, educators call for temporary return to remote learning or stricter health protocols  

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The Philadelphia Parking Authority is asking schools for an $11.3 million refund. There are big implications.

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In Pennsylvania, it’s past time to focus on school funding gaps

A landmark case could help alleviate inequities like those I’ve seen across the state.

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New Philadelphia special admissions process should be put on hold, speakers tell City Council

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Behind bars: School inside Philly’s juvenile center feels brunt of city’s gun violence

The goal of the district’s school at the Juvenile Justice Services Center is to keep Philadelphia students on track and transition them back into traditional schools. But the rise in youth gun violence has staff at the center needing more specialized help.

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Importance of pre-K takes center stage at Pennsylvania fair funding trial 

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After long road, Philly board renews Universal Audenried’s charter

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Writing test added to Philly’s selective admissions process is being misused, professor says 

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Philly schools could thrive under Latino superintendent, some activists suggest

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Philly board selects advisory group to help search for new superintendent 

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For many of her students, this year is their first school experience

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Child care staffing shortages across Pennsylvania persist, but solutions taking shape

Staffing has always been an issue in the industry due to its persistently low pay and often stressful working conditions, but shortages worsened during the pandemic.

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Preschool suspensions and expulsions have dropped in Pennsylvania. Here’s why that progress is in jeopardy.

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Pennsylvania could get universal preschool. Here’s how.

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