Category Archives: Schools

Philly K-8 Public Schools Open House List

  by Baiyina Brown   It’s that time of year again.. time for parents to start thinking about schools for their soon-to-be kindergartners, high schoolers, and in-betweeners who need a change.  Philly is brimming with schools, but therein lies a challenge… how do parents navigate the Philly school landscape?   Our recommendation is that you begin with your local catchment […]

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Miquon Hosts Elementary School Diversity Day

The Elementary School Diversity Day was planned and coordinated by the Greater Philadelphia Diversity Collaborative. The GPDC is a collection of small, independent pre-K through eighth grade schools who self-organized in 2009 to raise awareness about diversity and social justice issues. Students arrived at The Miquon School in Conshocken under blue and sun-drenched sky last Saturday. There were six other […]

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Teachers at Feltonville Investigated for Informing Parents about Opt-out Rights

Parents at the Feltonville School of Arts & Sciences in Philadelphia have taken a stand against high-stakes standardized testing. Using their legal right to opt out, one in five parents at Feltonville are now refusing the spring administration of the Pennsylvania System of School Assessments (PSSAs) for their children. The parents and students at Feltonville are part of a growing […]

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