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South Philadelphia: Coach Finds Passion for Educating Through Basketball

South Philadelphia: Coach Finds Passion for Educating Through Basketball

Coach Troy Holiday took a circuitous route to rediscover his love for basketball. The New Jersey native was once himself a standout basketball player at Germantown Academy before attending Loyola University Maryland. After graduating, he became a salesman for a biotech company. But when the sales force for the company was released, Holiday was stuck […]

 

Education: Five Types of Schools in Philadelphia

Education: Five Types of Schools in Philadelphia

Figuring out the various types of schools in Philadelphia can be complicated for newcomers and longtime residents alike. Whether public or private, each type of school has the goal of student success in mind, although the path toward that goal may differ. Here are five types of schools within the city limits and a guide to […]