For 15 years, JEVS’ Project WOW has been giving Philadelphia dropouts the skills they need to enter the professional world and turn a new page in their lives.
Following one of the ten deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history at Florida high school last week, students and teachers across the country are questioning the safety of their schools.
The consequences of slavery to education both in Brazil and in the USA is the scenery for Baobab Flowers, a film directed by the Brazilian filmmaker Gabriela Watson.
La directora brasileña Gabriela Watson, galardonada en el Blackstar Film Festival por su cortometraje Baobab Flowers, explora los efectos de la segregación en las escuelas públicas de Brasil y EEUU.
In anticipation of the possible City Council vote on the “soda tax” proposal, the Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) organization gathered dozens of pre-schoolers in support of universal pre-K expansion in Philadelphia schools.
The event was held on Wednesday as City Council members were invited to meet and greet the students. At the same time, the Philadelphians Against the Grocery Tax Coalition held a rally outside City Hall urging council members to reject the mayor’s "soda tax” proposal.