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Juntos releases results of yearlong survey on immigrant and refugee safety at Philly schools purpose

Feb. 15, 2021 3:40 pm

Juntos releases results of yearlong survey on immigrant and refugee safety at Philly schools

The School District of Philadelphia recently updated their ‘Immigrant and Refugee Toolkit’ for teachers, staff and administrators, but according to Juntos' survey, only 28% of the respondents had read it.
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.
Opinion: Public voice is important in decisions regarding our public schools purpose

Dec. 17, 2020 9:17 am

Opinion: Public voice is important in decisions regarding our public schools

Decision-makers need to have a true partnership with stakeholders in order to truly engage the public, says guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins.
Opinion: Your voice matters and your vote matters purpose

Oct. 30, 2020 12:00 pm

Opinion: Your voice matters and your vote matters

"This week has been a roller coaster of emotions," says guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins, citing both the police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr., and the upcoming presidential election.
Finding light in darkness: Tips on embracing community and self-care purpose

Sep. 29, 2020 8:58 am

Finding light in darkness: Tips on embracing community and self-care

Guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins remembers her student Cheickna Traoré, and offers insights into the elements of both the artwork memorializing him, and her own Love-and-Light map.
UPenn faculty calls on board of trustees to reverse their position on PILOTs at meeting tomorrow purpose

Sep. 23, 2020 11:53 am

UPenn faculty calls on board of trustees to reverse their position on PILOTs at meeting tomorrow

More than 1,000 faculty and staff members are urging Penn to pay 40% of what it would owe in property taxes to the Philadelphia public schools as a matter of social, economic and racial justice.
Opinion: Your authentic self is your superpower purpose

Sep. 8, 2020 12:39 pm

Opinion: Your authentic self is your superpower

This week’s column is focused on how all in education can work collectively to make this historic school year successful, says guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins.
First day of school assignment: Help all students #LogOnPHL purpose

Sep. 2, 2020 6:33 am

First day of school assignment: Help all students #LogOnPHL

Philadelphia’s business community, nonprofits, and charitable foundations worked with the City and School District of Philadelphia to create and provide access to a new platform for students to learn remotely.
How other countries reopened schools during the pandemic – and what the US can learn from them purpose

Jul. 23, 2020 9:22 am

How other countries reopened schools during the pandemic – and what the US can learn from them

There is no perfect way to reopen schools during a pandemic. But the policies and practices of countries that have had some initial success with schools point in the same direction, says guest columnist Bob Spires.
7 ways schools can help students who are English language learners purpose

Sep. 27, 2019 8:00 am

7 ways schools can help students who are English language learners

Twelve percent of children in Philadelphia schools are classified as English language learners and there are several things that school districts, schools, and educators can do to help them thrive.

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