Raising Philadelphia Archive: March, 2012

A nearly encyclopedic look at West Philly playgrounds

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Kids are so much fun, but figuring out how to entertain them can perplex even the most creative parents. One West Philadelphia parent filled... Read more

Money for education entrepreneurs

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Got an idea that could educate kids and make you a little money? Then get your application in to Philly Supporting Entrepreneurship in Education... Read more

A cheaper life in the suburbs?

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Let's rip this Band-Aid right off: We looked at houses in the Lower Merion School District this weekend. We still want to stay in the city... Read more

Beauty and the Schools Beast

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In many parts of the city, parents of public-school students are looking for new ways to raise money for their children's educations, knowing... Read more

School open houses in West Philly

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About two years ago, a friend suggested I to to a meeting about how parents were working to improve Bache-Martin Elementary, which serves the... Read more