Tag: Education


Independence Hall, PA
Next Stop: 1776
May 13, 2016 AT 3:58 PM
Tour guide Ed Mauger paused as he looked for the best way to exit the site where the Philadelphia home of George Washington once stood. He’d almost made a right turn, but stopped himself just in time...
"The Treaty of Penn with the Indians"
The Keystones to Power
May 16, 2016 AT 11:45 AM
When Republican Tom Ridge tried to propose reform and referenda as a newly elected governor in 1994, the leaders of the GOP-controlled legislature informed him they would only consider the time-...
Bad education
Jun 29, 2016 AT 12:29 PM
Along the maze of state roads that wind through Pennsylvania’s remote Northern Tier, wildflowers are blooming white and purple, and the canopy of trees glows verdant across the folds of endless...
DNC – Day Three
Jul 27, 2016 AT 4:35 PM
To Philadelphia City Councilwoman Helen Gym, Pennsylvania’s education funding system is, in a word, “deplorable.” American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten joked...
Ed Letter Office
Aug 12, 2016 AT 6:31 AM
The Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools, an educational advocacy group, has called for the city’s Inspector General and Chief Integrity Officer, Board of Ethics and the Mayor’s...
Growing Pains
Sep 2, 2016 AT 6:33 AM
As Philadelphia’s public schools get ready to ring in the new academic year next week, Mayor Jim Kenney’s administration is focused on preparations for those who have yet to become...
Growing Pains
Sep 2, 2016 AT 2:09 PM
A source has told City&State that only a single bid – a joint application submitted by the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition and the Philadelphia Health Management Corporation...
Ups and downs
Oct 20, 2016 AT 9:37 PM
It can feel kinda self-defeating to do this feature right now and not feature the week’s glaringly obvious choices in each category, but we’re keeping the blinders on and staying focused...
Higher education
Oct 21, 2016 AT 12:02 PM
The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) had never gone on strike – until this week. After two years of contract negotiations with the Pennsylvania State...
Bad education
Oct 27, 2016 AT 2:33 PM
In 2012, Amy Roat was teaching a class of English language learners in Philadelphia. It was spring – better known in the halls of Pennsylvania’s public schools as test season. For months...