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Archive: April, 2012
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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...
God opens a window?
Tue, Apr 17, 2012, 1:48 PM
There is a saying that goes something like, "God never closes a door that he doesn't open a window somewhere." It came to mind while reading...
Getting into Masterman
Mon, Apr 16, 2012, 2:15 PM
For many parents, getting a child into Masterman is a dream. The high school is considered among the best in the country and, because it's...
Spring comes to Bache-Martin
Tue, Apr 10, 2012, 5:54 PM
The parents at Bache-Martin Elementary, which serves the Francisville and Fairmount neighborhoods, have big dreams for an interior courtyard...
Tue, Apr 3, 2012, 4:04 PM
If you live in the city, choosing a school for your child can be overwhelming, but it seems like a good sign that there are at least more opportunities...