Students, Teachers and Parents Test-in to Opt-out

Energized by the growing momentum of the standardized testing Opt-out movement in Philadelphia, the crowd at the Free Library on Thursday night was considerable. Organizers were originally expecting 40 people to attend the “Test-in,” but the event drew almost 75. Organized by education groups from across the city, the Test-in encouraged parents, teachers, students, and […]

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children’s march community gathering this saturday!
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The Philly Children’s March was started as a way to build a community response to #blacklivesmatter and to build a community around racial awareness and justice in NW Philly. We’d LOVE to see your family at our first community gathering! We will meet this Saturday February 21 inside the Grace Epiphany Church @ 224 East Gowen […]

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hands-on learning at temple sholom
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This is a guest post from Jason Edelstein about an innovative new program at a local synagogue: “They get in the car and they’re actually excited—I can tell they were having fun and truly engaged.” Mindy Haenn isn’t recalling a day her kids spent at an amusement park or a birthday party. She’s describing what […]

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