At Mayfair Elementary, Fusing Diversity with Challenging Curriculum to Create World...

Mayfair Elementary School, with nearly 1,800 students, is by far the largest elementary school in Pennsylvania. As other schools around the city cope with shrinking populations,...

Crazy. And that’s the excitement of it.

By his own description, Neil Geyette was raised around badass educators, led by his mother. A public school teacher, Rhonda Geyette raised her son by...

Gun Violence Summit Grapples with Where to Go From Here

Sixth-grader Samantha Sandhaus' question was so innocent – simple and logical – that, for one brief moment, it silenced two seasoned, and loquacious, politicians. Why, the 12-year-old...

Report Finds Most States Shortchange High-Poverty Schools

“Pennsylvania has long been one of the most disparately-spending states in the nation,” the report reads. “Even in terms of unadjusted spending, school districts...

Student Activism Is on the Rise and America Is Listening

Imagine waking up the morning after surviving a school shooting, sitting down to breakfast, and logging on to Twitter only to see thousands upon...

Student Activism Calendar of Upcoming Events

On March 14, 2018, exactly one month after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shootings, thousands of students across the country walked out of...

After walkout, early signs of powerful alliance begin to emerge

For Jenette Wheeler, supporting the students of Lower Merion High on National Walkout Day was a no-brainer – even though she knows that they...

Students take protest to steps of School District and City Hall

Several hundred students gathered on the steps of the School District's headquarters late Wednesday morning after the National School Walkout against gun violence to continue...

The President’s Budget Speaks Louder Than His Words on School Safety

Last week’s devastating mass shooting at a Florida high school has led to renewed calls on Congress to act to end the scourge of...

Case Tests Whether Districts Must Protect Students From Bullying Under PA...

Do school districts in Pennsylvania have a legal obligation to protect students from discriminatory harassment and bullying? A court case filed on behalf of a...

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