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By Avi Wolfman-Arent | WHYY.org For Pennsylvania schools, the flood is coming. In this case, it’s the good kind of flood — a flood of money. “Everybody overuses the word ‘unprecedented,’ but it really is an unprecedented amount of federal funding coming to schools in a really short amount of time,” said Hannah Barrick, assistant [...]
Miles Bryan and Emily Rizzo | WHYY.org Philadelphia teachers braved sub-freezing temperatures Monday to stage citywide protests against the school district’s attempt to bring them back to school buildings. District officials had been demanding some teachers return to school buildings Monday, ahead of a planned return of up to 9,000 young children on Feb. 22. [...]

Travel to West Africa through the lens of Stephanie Renée’s cameras, as she gives us highlights of her media delegation trip to Ghana.

BEYOND THE FLAG is a blog series that will recap some of MOJO host Stephanie Renée’s observations and experiences on her recent trip to Ghana. Be sure to check back often for updates.

At WURD Speaks: Brain Strain, a panel of educators, trauma specialists and youth advocates participated in an innovative symposium that examined the impact of trauma on education, the developing brain, and our children’s ability to reach their full potential.

Solomon Jones says the Ahmed Mohamed story shows that Muslims are now experiencing the kind of prejudice that blacks have seen for years.

Oh, Mercury Retrograde…you trickster, you! Can always count on you to remind me of what and who I love most, and give me a chance to get my life right. Literally.

Solomon writes: A string of government studies has shown that black children are treated differently. The latest, a scathing Justice Department report on the juvenile-justice system in St. Louis County, Mo., found that when black youth get in trouble, they are treated more harshly than whites.

It’s not too late to register for GSK Science in the Summer™ at select Philadelphia libraries. Science in the Summer is a fun, free education program that seeks to instill a love of learning in children across the country through exciting, hands-on experiments.


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