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The Big Reveal

At long last, we have a school.

Why do so many people avoid Philly schools?

We checked out our local public school as an option for our son but didn't pick it. Why? We still don't have a good answer to that question.

Why do so many people avoid Philly schools?

We checked out our local public school as an option for our son but didn't pick it. Why? We still don't have a good answer to that question.

Our school hunt is over

Three years ago, I started looking for my son's first elementary school. As a Philadelphia resident, it felt overwhelming - not many good public schools, and an overwhelming number of private options. This is the first installment about how it all worked out.

Our school hunt is over

Three years ago, I started looking for my son's first elementary school. As a Philadelphia resident, it felt overwhelming - not many good public schools, and an overwhelming number of private options. This is the first installment about how it all worked out.

Kindergarten shouldn't be this hard

Why can't Philadelphia find a way to capitalize on the influx of young children? In some cases, relatively small changes would help.

Kindergarten shouldn't be this hard

Why can't Philadelphia find a way to capitalize on the influx of young children? In some cases, relatively small changes would help.
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