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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.
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.
Check out this guide for partnering with the Philly school district purpose

Aug. 31, 2017 11:08 am

Check out this guide for partnering with the Philly school district

The School District of Philadelphia's Office of Strategic Partnerships has a new online guide for organizations interested in bringing their services to schools.
Philly had an all-time high of homeless children and youth in 2014. Here’s why results

Jan. 10, 2017 7:39 am

Philly had an all-time high of homeless children and youth in 2014. Here’s why

The Pa. Department of Education reported 5,764 students who experienced homelessness in Philadelphia that year. People's Emergency Center's Joe Willard attributes the historic high to better tracking methods.
Schools for Sustainability found a partner in the Dominican Republic funding

Mar. 25, 2016 10:02 am

Schools for Sustainability found a partner in the Dominican Republic

The organization is collaborating with 33 Buckets to build a water purification system and is now looking to raise $10,000 to alleviate the pressures of Sabana grande de Boya's water crisis.
PhilaU’s Strategic Design MBA program offers design consulting to local orgs method

Mar. 23, 2016 9:33 am

PhilaU’s Strategic Design MBA program offers design consulting to local orgs

Enrollment is now open. Seven organizations in the nonprofit and public sectors have benefitted so far.
City Council: Sustainable procurement would be great, but what’s the cost? purpose

Mar. 3, 2016 12:39 pm

City Council: Sustainable procurement would be great, but what’s the cost?

At a council hearing this week on sustainable procurement, three council members in attendance showed support -- but concern over upfront costs.
These students are raising thousands for their school (and themselves) with jawns purpose

Dec. 28, 2015 10:30 am

These students are raising thousands for their school (and themselves) with jawns

For the second year, students at The Workshop School are crafting and selling "jawnaments." So far, they've raised about $7,000.

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