Raising Philadelphia Archive: March, 2013

Why do so many people avoid Philly schools?

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Why didn't my husband and I choose our local public school, Laura Wheeler Waring, for our son? And why don't we know anyone who does? That... Read more

Our school hunt is over

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If you had told me before I became a mother that I would start looking for an elementary school for my son before he turned three years old... Read more

Kindergarten shouldn't be this hard

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“Do you want people to pick Philadelphia, or do you want them to pick somewhere else?" With those words, Eric Santoro, a father whose... Read more