Education

  • January 18, 2017

    Philadelphia schools trying to assure immigrant parents classes are safe places

    At the very moment his pick for education secretary testified before congress, President-elect Donald Trump was also on the minds of families at a Sch...
  • January 17, 2017

    Assessing Trump's pick to lead Department of Education

    Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump's pick for Secretary of Education, is slated to appear before the Senate this week for a confirmation hearing.
  • January 16, 2017 |  NPR

    How the systemic segregation of schools is maintained by 'individual choices'

    Sixty-three years after the Supreme Court's ruling inBrown v. Board of Education, many schools across the country either remain segregated or hav...
  • January 16, 2017

    For those who run small non-profits, every day is a day of service

    In a city like Philadelphia, there is a vast network of small nonprofits that rely on volunteers to keep the doors open. Here are a few of them.
  • January 16, 2017

    Travels with 'Charlie' blocked in New Jersey; lawmakers consider remedy

    New Jersey lawmakers are considering a measure to help make sure people with disabilities are permitted to exercise their federal right to take a serv...
  • January 15, 2017 |  NPR

    5 big ideas in education that don't work

    Small classes. High standards. More money. These popular remedies for school ills aren't as effective as they're sometimes thought to be. Th...
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