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Bringing ‘behavioral vaccines’ to school: 5 ways educators can support student well-being purpose

Apr. 9, 2021 2:48 pm

Bringing ‘behavioral vaccines’ to school: 5 ways educators can support student well-being

Guest columnist Sandra Chafouleas says "behavioral vaccines" are especially important as schools seek to fully resume in-person instruction.
In a changing city, Germantown still has men who care purpose

Apr. 7, 2021 8:25 am

In a changing city, Germantown still has men who care

Men Who Care began life as a neighborhood cleanup initiative in 2011. Now the group facilitates anti-violence programs, runs virtual learning pods for students during COVID, and holds a weekly food pantry, among many other initiatives.
Opinion: The call for PILOTs is a call for wealthy nonprofits to invest in justice rather than charity purpose

Apr. 5, 2021 9:13 am

Opinion: The call for PILOTs is a call for wealthy nonprofits to invest in justice rather than charity

PILOTs have the power to "shift wealth from powerful and privileged institutions to the neediest and most marginalized communities," says guest columnist Angela Chan.
Comcast says it will invest $1B in digital equity and its Internet Essentials program in the next decade purpose

Mar. 25, 2021 9:00 am

Comcast says it will invest $1B in digital equity and its Internet Essentials program in the next decade

Since the program launched, it's served 10 million people nationwide and about 840,000 Greater Philadelphia residents, per Comcast.
Anti-Asian hate: Silence is not an option and allyship needs to be more than a hashtag purpose

Mar. 18, 2021 8:31 am

Anti-Asian hate: Silence is not an option and allyship needs to be more than a hashtag

Guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins implores her fellow educators to create spaces for students to speak about what happened in Atlanta and to empower them to dismantle inequities and oppression.
What’s excellent global education, and where is it happening in Pennsylvania? purpose

Mar. 9, 2021 10:22 am

What’s excellent global education, and where is it happening in Pennsylvania?

"Thinking globally requires wrestling with the way injustice and inequity stemming from historic exclusion and patterns of colonization is embedded in the very structures of every local place," says columnist Eric Hartman.
What did ‘A Better Chicago’ do for poverty that could work in Philadelphia? purpose

Feb. 24, 2021 10:57 am

What did ‘A Better Chicago’ do for poverty that could work in Philadelphia?

Chicago is a well-off town with a poverty problem. Philadelphia is poor. But The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia, Pew's Fund for Health and Human Services and GreenLight Fund Philadelphia are already employing parallel strategies.
5 ways for teachers to build a good rapport with their students online purpose

Feb. 18, 2021 2:00 pm

5 ways for teachers to build a good rapport with their students online

"When students feel an instructor truly cares about them and their success, those students are more likely to engage with the course material and the teacher," says guest columnist Meredith Aquila.
Hidden figures: The corps of young people helping build stronger educational networks people

Feb. 11, 2021 2:14 pm

Hidden figures: The corps of young people helping build stronger educational networks

Guest columnist Darryl Bundrige highlights AmeriCorps members whose quiet commitment to national service in our public schools is helping students and teachers manage disruptions, stress and disconnection in the wake of the pandemic.
Building Anti-Racist White Educators and Melanated Educators Collective are working together on antiracist curricula purpose

Jan. 11, 2021 3:13 pm

Building Anti-Racist White Educators and Melanated Educators Collective are working together on antiracist curricula

A recent grant allows B.A.R.W.E. to compensate M.E.C. for its input, helping  B.A.R.W.E. honor its commitment to not unfairly burden Black educators in building antiracist work.

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