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WATCH: Philadelphia Schools Fighting Back - Part 2

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WATCH: Philadelphia Schools Fighting Back - Part 2

Philadelphia's low-performing traditional schools are hemorrhaging students. So superintendent William Hite is fighting back, giving students an incentive to return by opening three high schools with innovative, project-based curriculums. Will it work?

Dec 2nd, 2014 | 0 comments | 3,075 Views
WATCH: Philadelphia Schools Fighting Back - Part 1

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WATCH: Philadelphia Schools Fighting Back - Part 1

At Science Leadership Academy (SLA) in Philadelphia, project-based learning is at the core of all instruction, and it seems to work.

Dec 1st, 2014 | 0 comments | 1,832 Views
Duration: 6:05 min
WATCH: Philadelphia Budget Crunch

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WATCH: Philadelphia Budget Crunch

Philadelphia's public schools are "the most underfunded in the nation". How did it get this way and what does it mean for students?

Oct 3rd, 2014 | 1 comment | 12,096 Views
Duration: 7:17 min
WATCH: Moonshot Moment

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WATCH: Moonshot Moment

In Vero Beach, Florida, what started as one mom’s mission to help her dyslexic son learn to read has grown into a movement.

Sep 3rd, 2014 | 0 comments | 13,016 Views
Duration: 7:56 min
WATCH: A “Springboard” to Reading Success?

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WATCH: A “Springboard” to Reading Success?

"Springboard Collaborative" is a summer program that creates an unusual partnership between teachers and parents to help kids read.

Aug 22nd, 2014 | 0 comments | 6,300 Views
Duration: 7:25 min
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