Raising Philadelphia Archive: November, 2011

Local authors write fun new book

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"One day, deep in the forest, the animals were having a discussion. It was clear who was the fiercest, most dependable and most powerful –... Read more

What is your kid eating at school?

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Can school food be made better? Parents and educators will gather tomorrow, Tuesday, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Henry C. Lea Elementary, 4700... Read more

Philly neighbors rally around their local school

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In Southwest Center City, neighbors are trying to make their local school a place everyone wants to send their children: http://bit.ly/sTWtn... Read more

Henry C. Lea Elementary and the Digital Divide

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In many classrooms, white boards have pushed aside chalkboards, and most kids do research on the Internet instead of trekking to the library... Read more

Fairmount Arts Center expands to Queen Village

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Looking back on my own arts education, it's small wonder that stick figures are my trademark. Every year, it seems we did the same projects... Read more