Raising Philadelphia Archive: August, 2012

Class is in session

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Trying to figure out where to send your child to school in Philadelphia? Wondering how charter schools are changing the educational landscape? Then... Read more

A Center City family chooses public school

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Is momentum for public schools building in Philadelphia? Or will families largely continue to flee to the suburbs once their children reach... Read more

When your child doesn't get in

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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... Read more

Are some charters trying to disqualify students?

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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... Read more