• January 19, 2017 |  Speak Easy

    Essay: More creative approaches to learning can empower students of all ages

    In our society, education has traditionally been the most accessible path to greater opportunity. Historically, the accumulation of skills,based on a ...
  • January 19, 2017

    N.J. lawmakers begin hearings on distribution of school funds

    The New Jersey Assembly has launched a series of hearings to examine proposals for revising the school-funding formula of 2008.
  • January 19, 2017 |  Philadelphia Public School Notebook

    Kenney taps Temple education prof for SRC post

    Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has appointed Christopher McGinley, an associate professor in education at Temple University, to the School Reform Commi...
  • January 18, 2017 |  Speak Easy

    Essay: Are colleges teaching students how to think?

    A friend once told me that he thought the principal value of his college education was to find a job that would provide him with enough money to pay f...
  • 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.
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