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West Philadelphia: Keith Newman Doing Right By Students At Paul Robeson High School

West Philadelphia: Keith Newman Doing Right By Students At Paul Robeson High School

The Dean of Students at Paul Robeson High School for Human Services, Keith Newman, strives each day to connect with 312 students through restorative practices. Robeson offers citywide enrollment to students from all over Philadelphia and aims to teach social skills that will prepare the students for the real world. Newman and the rest of […]

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South Philadelphia: Cambodian Refugee Who Became High School Principal

South Philadelphia: Cambodian Refugee Who Became High School Principal

Despite not receiving an education for much of his childhood life, Daniel Peou didn’t let that stop him from getting where he is today, the principal of Horace Furness High School. Peou grew up in Cambodia during the times of a harsh civil war and the grueling Khmer Rouge regime, so as a child there […]

 

Olney: Principal Works to Improve Safety, Academics at Reunited High School

Olney: Principal Works to Improve Safety, Academics at Reunited High School

Olney Charter High School was once a building housing two separate high schools. Imagine walking into school with a friend and having him or her go right to enter Olney High School East while you stayed left towards Olney High School West. This was the case for the two failing schools in Philadelphia’s Olney section […]