Considering cyber public schools

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Let’s get this straight: Philadelphia Public Schools have dismal literacy rates, graduation rates (64 percent) and many students lack... Read more

Gosnell trial garners (some) national interest

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In the last week, the story became why the national press isn’t covering the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s West Philadelphia abortion... Read more

Gov. Corbett makes "March Badness" Championship

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Although Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett was seeded 9th in Progress Now's "March Badness," a rogue's den of conservatives, he has miraculously... Read more

Another Day, Another Czar

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Curious that every time someone is named to a new government position with a super title, the official is dubbed a “czar,” be it... Read more

Rise Up and Lean In

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The Bellevue ballroom early Thursday morning, the scene of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s only scheduled local event sponsored by the... Read more

Rutgers: Profiles in Courage

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Let’s get this straight: Rutgers fired basketball coach Mike Rice Wednesday only after videos of his abusive, violent behavior and homophobic... Read more

Reverse mortgages are not always what they seem

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(Updated at 1:20 p.m.) Sunday's column -- about tears and sneers over apparent dog abandonment in Haddonfield -- contained a line about a... Read more

(Still) Jobbing the Jobless

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After wondering when - or if - anyone from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry would respond to the growing cries the unemployed... Read more