Education

How Kensington Learns

The Philadelphia school system has a laundry list of problems. Overcrowding, attendance, dropouts, literacy, lack of extracurriculars and cutbacks that lead to music and arts programs being dropped are just some of the complaints against […]

Education

Ridge Avenue’s Giant Brain

It’s now the Marketplace at East Falls, but 3747 Ridge Ave. is the birthplace of something bigger. Outside, there’s an inconspicuous, blue historical marker. Think of the cell phone pulsating next to you, the car […]

Education

Pathways to Success in Fairhill

Tucked away on Fourth Street under a green awning, students line up to go to school. Faculty and security staff walk the line inspecting students. Each one must be wearing black socks, black shoes and […]