Nov. 4, 2021 4:35 pm
Students from YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School learn about the history of coffee and are trained as baristas.
Aug. 18, 2021 3:04 pm
Kids wrestled with depression, eating disorders and other mental health issues amid the pandemic, research finds
Recent studies examining COVID-19's impact on mental health also find differences among groups of students such as high school athletes.
Aug. 17, 2021 9:28 am
Vaccines and masking work well for preventing COVID-19 outbreaks in schools, but temperature checks are probably not worth the effort, says guest columnist Brandon Guthrie.
Jun. 22, 2021 8:00 am
Despite what some politicians have suggested, research shows that learning to apply a critical race theoretical perspective and think critically about society do not fuel a sense of divisiveness among youth, says Villanova professor Jerusha Conner.
Jun. 10, 2021 9:45 am
Legislators in several states, including Pennsylvania, want to ban teaching that acknowledges that the legacy of slavery, segregation, and other forms of institutional racism continues to permeate the social fabric of the nation.
May 18, 2021 6:43 am
In 2020, guest columnist Adam Clulow asked four undergraduate history majors to design a fully functional video game with a clear educational payoff. Now he believes the experience offers a template for transforming the humanities classroom.
May 11, 2021 9:00 am
Can schools require COVID-19 vaccines for students now that Pfizer’s shot is authorized for kids 12 and up?
No state yet requires students to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, but how states manage other vaccines and exemptions can help us think about how a COVID-19 vaccine requirement might work, says guest columnist Kristine Bowman.
Apr. 21, 2021 7:00 am
Columnist Ami Patel Hopkins offers resources for educators and parents to continue to empower students and children to use their voices — as 17-year-old Darnella did — and to hold people accountable.
Apr. 9, 2021 2:48 pm
Guest columnist Sandra Chafouleas says "behavioral vaccines" are especially important as schools seek to fully resume in-person instruction.
Apr. 7, 2021 8:25 am
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.