Weekly Entertainment Guide - Comic Con, Dog Dogs & First Friday

Weekly Entertainment Guide - Comic Con, Dog Dogs & First Friday15 things to do this week in the Philadelphia region. Robin Bloom shares her picks.
The Pulse

What if restaurants billed like hospitals?

What if restaurants billed like hospitals? Last week, we launched a new initiative with Clear Health Costs called WHYY PriceCheck to try to help create transparency around pricing for medical procedures. But that got us thinking, 'what if restaurants billed like

Philly School District vs. ASPIRA: Second warning for charter

Philly School District vs. ASPIRA: Second warning for charterThe Philadelphia School District is telling one its largest charter school operators to shape up -- or risk losing one of its schools. According to documents obtained by the Philadelphia Daily News, district officials want

Top stories from NewsWorks, delivered to your inbox.

Format:
NewsWorks is supported by
Discussion
Ravitch uses testing as double standard in debate with imaginary education reformer
EssayWorks

Ravitch uses testing as double standard in debate with imaginary education reformer

Recently, I listened to Dr. Diane Ravitch lecture as part of a series hosted by my institution, Lehigh University College of Education. As a former high-ranking member of the U.S. Department of Education, an esteemed
Story Corner

Discovering in 7th grade what life is all about

West Philly resident Ted Hannon dreamed as a child of escaping his difficult life by one day becoming a priest. Then one day, an experience he can't quite explain showed him the depth of the love that was present in his

Weekdays at 6 p.m. on WHYY 90.9 FM

Lessons for other cities from Philly's failed attempt at universal broadband

Lessons for other cities from Philly's failed attempt at universal broadband

In the recent "net neutrality" ruling, the FCC declared Internet access to be a public utility, like water or electricity.  It paves the way for more cities to consider offering Internet service to their residents.
Fridays at 9 a.m. on WHYY 90.9 FM
NewsWorks is supported by

Questions, Comments, Story Ideas

Contact NewsWorks


NewsWorks is supported by
Your browser is out-of-date!

Some features of this website (and others) may not work correctly with Internet Explorer 8 and below. Click below and we'll show you your upgrade options (they're free). -your friends at NewsWorks. Update my browser now

×