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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.
When can kids get the COVID-19 vaccine? A pediatrician answers 5 questions teachers and parents are asking purpose

Mar. 26, 2021 10:46 am

When can kids get the COVID-19 vaccine? A pediatrician answers 5 questions teachers and parents are asking

Guest columnist Dr. James Wood, a pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatric infectious diseases, looks at the risk children getting COVID and when vaccines might be available for them.
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.
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.
Opinion: It is OK to admit that things are hard right now purpose

Oct. 16, 2020 9:36 am

Opinion: It is OK to admit that things are hard right now

"Many of us are juggling several roles amidst living in a global pandemic and continued exposure to racism and bias," says guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins.
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.
A working mom on back-to-school life in COVID purpose

Sep. 14, 2020 12:44 pm

A working mom on back-to-school life in COVID

In the midst of a global pandemic, when the family juggling act has intensified and the ability to provide the most basic needs is even more at risk, the crises faced by working mothers cannot be ignored, says guest columnist Michelle Legaspi Sanchez.
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.
Opinion: My back-to-school challenge for you purpose

Aug. 25, 2020 3:09 pm

Opinion: My back-to-school challenge for you

"Now is not the time to divide, but come together," says guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins.

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