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Are America’s schools safe for Asian Americans? purpose

10 hours ago

Are America’s schools safe for Asian Americans?

The rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic has prompted many Asian American parents to enroll their children in remote learning out of concern for their child’s safety at school.
The School District of Philadelphia has a new COVID-19 dashboard to track cases in schools purpose

Apr. 13, 2021 1:00 pm

The School District of Philadelphia has a new COVID-19 dashboard to track cases in schools

The district reports that it has stayed below a positivity rate of 1% since it began hybrid in-person and remote learning this year.
How race-related stress could be driving educators of color away from the job purpose

Apr. 13, 2021 10:04 am

How race-related stress could be driving educators of color away from the job

More than 75% of the teachers surveyed by guest columnist Ain Grooms reported a negative sense of belonging, especially when they thought school districts would not devise policies to actively address equity and racism.
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.

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