In mid-November, Philadelphia’s School Reform Commission voted to disband after operating for 16 years. The historic vote came several weeks after Mayor Jim Kenney announced the city would take back control of the school system in one of his biggest actions regarding education in Philadelphia. Throughout Kenney’s campaign and tenure, he put education at the... Continue Reading →
The Tutor Institute, an annual conference for people who work in adult literacy in Philadelphia, included a panel of adult learners who shared their stories and what educators could do for their students.
Through the disappearance of newspapers and the alterations of television broadcasting, radio has always been an important part of the typical media consumer’s daily life. Here, in Philadelphia, college radio is setting the bar high. Value Colleges released a list of the “Top 10 College Campus Radio Stations,” that are completely student run. Each of the... Continue Reading →
Tour guide and Educational Specialist Samantha Hunter has worked at Eastern State Penitentiary for over a year. Watch and listen as she shares what it's like to work at this site filled with historic as well as haunted perceptions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dq8yMBxtLa0&feature=youtu.be