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One University’s Compassionate Plan for Teaching Students Resilience

Young adults are extremely stressed-out these days—and colleges across America are scrambling to support them. In 2013, a group of top-flight colleges including Stanford, Harvard, Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania formed the Resilience Project to...

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

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, Mayfair just added two colorful new additions, which house classrooms and...

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 aren’t the ones who bear the brunt of the nation’s...

Philadelphia’s new spot for fresh fish is … in a school?

With old favorites like Ippolito’s and Darigo’s Fish Market, South Philadelphia has long been a mecca for the city’s seafood lovers. But the neighborhood’s latest fishmonger may be its most novel — and not simply because...
Corporal Punishment

Calls Grow to End Corporal Punishments of Students

Education Secretary John B. King Jr., in a recent letter, called on schools across the nation to abolish corporal punishment of students—a decades-old disciplinary practice that has flown largely under the radar despite being...

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