Are Teachers In Philadelphia Planning A Black Lives Matter Week?…

  Do you think the BLACK LIVES MATTER movement should be included in the lesson plans inside the school systems? Many belive its apart of Black History while others stongly disagree. According to reports, “…A teachers organization in Philadelphia is encouraging teachers to wear Black Lives Matter T-shirts and provide lessons on the movement everyContinue reading “Are Teachers In Philadelphia Planning A Black Lives Matter Week?…”

Here We Go Again…Philadelphia Schools Face Shutdown In January..

Dedpite the fact that, millions of dollars have been spent and made to host numerous events in the city of Philadelphia in the past several months. The school district is facing a shutdown in a few weeks… WTH  According to reports, ” William Hite, superintendent of the Philadelphia School District, says in light of theContinue reading “Here We Go Again…Philadelphia Schools Face Shutdown In January..”

Free Meals To All Students

More than 17,000 high-poverty schools offer free, federal subsidized meals to about 8 million students this school year, a 20 percent jump over last year’s total. Source: Free Meals To All Students

City And Education Officials Announce New Model For Improving Phila. Public Schools

It’s called the “Community Schools” model. Source: City And Education Officials Announce New Model For Improving Phila. Public Schools

Local High School Closed For Second Day In A Row

When a user commented, “I’m Hearing rumors it is closed for exterminating,” the school responded, “Yes, Prep is closed on Tuesday for that reason. More details to follow.” Source: Local High School Closed For Second Day In A Row

Drake Donates Recording Studio To Strawberry Mansion High School In Philadelphia

Shoutout to hip hop artist Drake, apparently he claims to be deeply affected by local news report on the challenges faced by the students of Philadelphia, Pa. and as a result he has reportedly donating $75,000 towards a project involving a recording studio at the Strawberry Mansion High School which is located in Philadelphia. Global GrindContinue reading “Drake Donates Recording Studio To Strawberry Mansion High School In Philadelphia”

Young Students At SouthWest Philly Elementary School Found With Bag Of Crack Cocaine…WTH???

This is crazy. Around noon yesterday (February 5, 2015) Police were called to the Southwest section of Philadelphia to Mitchell Elementary school ,where officials reported finding students as young as 8yrs old with crack cocaine in their procession. Apparently school administrators alerted police after the 8-year-old informed a staff member that he was ask toContinue reading “Young Students At SouthWest Philly Elementary School Found With Bag Of Crack Cocaine…WTH???”

Computers Donated By Kevin Hart Stolen From Recreation Center

Just about a month ago we reported that Philly native, comedian, and actor Kevin Hart donated 500 computer to his hometown city of Philadelphia, 300 went to some public schools and 200 went to city recreation centers. Some of the brand new touch screen computers have been stolen from the Cobbs Creek Recreation center. Click hereContinue reading “Computers Donated By Kevin Hart Stolen From Recreation Center”

Kevin Hart Put’s It On For His City…Donates $250.000 To Philly Schools

Mad Shout out to comedian, actor, and West Philadelphia native Kevin Hart, who announced in a post on Instagram yesterday, that he will be donating $250.000 to the Philadelphia school district and the Parks & Recreation centers. Hart will be purchasing new computers 200 desktops for neighborhood rec centers and 300 laptops for some studentsContinue reading “Kevin Hart Put’s It On For His City…Donates $250.000 To Philly Schools”

Philly Public Schools Will Open On Time, Hundreds Rally To Say, They Will Not Be Safe Nor Effective

Looks like the Philadelphia public schools will be opening on time this fall, since the city has met the August 16th deadline and provided the school district with the $50 million request by superintendent William Hite to secure the September 9th start date of the 2013-14 school year.  Click here to read>>> full press release statement .

Sports, Music, And Art Program Cuts, Plus Nearly 3,800 Layoff Notices Sent To Philadelphia School District Staff

The School District of Philadelphia ‘s so-called “doomsday budget has begun to take effect. This past Friday district administrators announced deep cuts in jobs and school programs. According to reports, “In all close to 3,800 teachers and support staff received layoff notices in an effort to fill a budget gap of more than $300 million. ThereContinue reading “Sports, Music, And Art Program Cuts, Plus Nearly 3,800 Layoff Notices Sent To Philadelphia School District Staff”

Germantown High remains on school closure list, Vernon Park rally scheduled this afternoon!!!

While some schools that were originally on the list to be closed next year have been taken off the list, many weren’t Germantown, Fulton and Roosevelt all still slated to close, Primus said she worries what will become of the neighborhood’s public education system. Parents are furious…”They’re wiping out education for kids in the Germantown community,” said Primus. “Where are kidsContinue reading “Germantown High remains on school closure list, Vernon Park rally scheduled this afternoon!!!”

School District Makes 12 Changes To Closure Plan; Strawberry Mansion HS To Stay Open

— Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite has fine-tuned his recommendation to permanently close dozens of Philadelphia public schools. Ten schools have been removed from the closure list, including Strawberry Mansion High School. But two schools — Beeber Middle School and MH Stanton Elementary School — are now recommended to be closed.     These ten were removed from the closing/merger/relocationContinue reading “School District Makes 12 Changes To Closure Plan; Strawberry Mansion HS To Stay Open”

Free Condoms in Philly Schools

As the children return to school from the holiday’s 22 Philadelphia schools will be equipped with condom dispensers. The dispensers we strategically placed at these schools because they had the highest sexually transmitted  diseases in adolescents in the city. According to  Donald F. Schwarz, the deputy mayor for health and opportunity. Since April 2011: “It’s a pilot designed to address “an epidemic of sexually transmittedContinue reading “Free Condoms in Philly Schools”

Meek Mills Donating $10,000 To Strawberry Mansion High School In Philadelphia

We don’t wanna talk about the beef or the dis songs. We wanna talk about the moves that really make a differences in our community and  in our city.  According to allhiphop.com Meek Mills will be donating$10,000 to his Alma mater Strawberry Mansion High School in addition to extending his new Puma sneaker line to the schoolContinue reading “Meek Mills Donating $10,000 To Strawberry Mansion High School In Philadelphia”

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