Author: Eleanor Linafelt

Reading Promise Week Events

This week is for celebrating young readers in Philadelphia. Reading Promise Week is a week-long citywide family literacy festival with free events and giveaways through Sunday. Read by 4th, a…

Private School Learning Models

If you’re thinking about enrolling your child in a private school, you may be overwhelmed by all of the options — not only the sheer number of schools to choose from, but also several different learning models and educational philosophies…

LOVE Park Fall Special Events

Downtown Philadelphia's LOVE Park will be the site of a variety of outdoor activities this fall, including attractions for the whole family. Philadelphia Parks & Recreation recently announced an outdoor…

What Makes a School Great?

Gina Hubbard, principal of Joseph J. Greenberg Elementary School in Northeast Philadelphia, says that when judging the quality of a school, parents should look beyond test scores and rankings. “There…

Stronger Together

The Chocolate Ballerina Company, an organization that supports artists of color in the Philadelphia area, has a creed that its young ballerinas memorize and are encouraged to recite every day:…