The Philadelphia Experiment

Solomon Jones
Solomon Jones
  • September 22, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    SRC sells schools for pennies when the district needs millions

    The School Reform Commission (SRC) recently announced the pending sales of 11 schools for $14.2 million, an amount that will net the School District j...
  • September 15, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    On Adrian Peterson, spanking, fatherhood and more

    I have used corporal punishment, but when I did so,I never wanted to see fear in my children’s eyes. Nor did I want to see apprehension or hurt. The...
  • September 2, 2014

    Jay-Z Made In America bash should benefit schools

    If past is prologue, Budweiser Made In America, the Labor Day concert series helmed by Hip Hop impresario Jay-Z, will gross over $5 million. How much ...
  • August 25, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Hard questions as Michael Brown is laid to rest

    Rest in peace. It’s the platitude we will hear today as Michael Brown’s parents bury their child.
  • August 20, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Chaos in Ferguson, Mo. leaves the U.S. Constitution in tatters

    The fatal shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown is a story whose aftermath has left the U.S. Constitution in tatters.
  • August 12, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    What happens when students of color become the majority

    When American public schools reconvene this fall, they will do so in the shadow of a historical demographic shift: White students will no longer be th...
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