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When your child doesn't get in
Mon, Aug 6, 2012, 12:17 PM
It happens, even to good kids with lots of friends: Some children don't get into the private kindergarten or grade school of their choice. I...
Are some charters trying to disqualify students?
Wed, Aug 1, 2012, 4:55 PM
Charter schools are public schools. As such, they are supposed to be open to all. But a new draft report from the Philadelphia School District...
The city, wind and water - this Saturday
Thu, Jul 12, 2012, 11:59 AM
Friends who have taken their children the redesigned Sister Cities Park on Logan Square say it's one of the best play spots in the city. They...
The power of underachievers
Tue, Jul 10, 2012, 5:47 PM
Those of who worked with Sue Snyder weren't surprised that she was part of the team that won the Inquirer's Pulitzer Prize for reporting on...
Sun, May 6, 2012, 10:53 PM
All aboard! Saturday May 12 is Amtrak's National Train Day and if you, like me, have a child who thinks riding a train is more fun than just...
A different take on the school funding question
Mon, Apr 30, 2012, 4:18 PM
In my last post, I asked whether it is fair or wise that we spend so much less on children in Philadelphia district schools than we do on kids...
Philly schools need more money. Discuss.
Wed, Apr 25, 2012, 6:10 PM
With so much talk about cuts in Philadelphia schools, it's easy to get the impression that the problem is overspending. I have little doubt...
There is no one right school
Thu, Apr 19, 2012, 6:08 PM
There was lots of good advice on finding a school for your child at last night's panel discussion on choosing an elementary school. Ok, Ok...