A Philadelphia public school that beat the preps and the 1940 NYPD class that excelled with no legacies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0dTd1R3e34 Every high school class has organizers, those busy, enthusiastic souls who run for student council, plan proms and after they graduate, are drawn to suggesting alumni events. The latest test for me to remember classmate names was on Saturday night at Central High School's 211th class' 75th member birthday party. The original graduating class … Continue reading A Philadelphia public school that beat the preps and the 1940 NYPD class that excelled with no legacies

Millions of white and black pupils in poverty need city services for neighborhoods, not gentrification

The number of children in poverty from Kids Count show 4.082 million African American, 5.225 million non-Hispanic white, and 5.814 million Hispanic. Half of the Hispanic total (an ethnic measure of origin in Spain or South and Central America, including Mexico) is half white race and half black race. Removing the ethnic division, the racial … Continue reading Millions of white and black pupils in poverty need city services for neighborhoods, not gentrification