Posts Tagged ‘public schools’

Real Estate Brochure For Vacant School Sounds Alarms in Germantown

Real Estate Brochure For Vacant School Sounds Alarms in Germantown

March 19, 2019  |  Development

Neighbors rally around Germantown High School after a real estate listing revealed potential redevelopment plans. Emily Birdy Busch has the news > more

Twitter Bot Reveals Revenue Loss From Tax Abatement

Twitter Bot Reveals Revenue Loss From Tax Abatement

September 13, 2018  |  Development

Starr Herr-Cardillo catches up with the software engineer behind Philly Tax Abatements, a new Twitter account that aggregates the cost of City money lost to the 10-year tax abatement > more

From Gas Masks to Bricklaying Class: Life & Lessons at Bok Technical High School

From Gas Masks to Bricklaying Class: Life & Lessons at Bok Technical High School

August 27, 2018  |  Photography

With the reinvention of the Bok Building well underway, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania give us an exclusive glimpse of school life there in the 1940s > more

City For Families? Millennial Parents Say So

City For Families? Millennial Parents Say So

October 28, 2014  |  Development

If schools are a key to retaining families, what is Philadelphia to do? Quite a lot, says David Feldman, who takes us inside the parent and community-led movement to invest in ten public elementary schools > more

At Bok Tech, School's Out Forever

At Bok Tech, School’s Out Forever

June 21, 2013  |  Photography

This final day of school doubles as the final day of service for 23 public school buildings across the city. It's the sad end to a chapter written by students, teachers, alumni, and communities. Katrina Ohstrom brings us images of South Philly's Bok Tech final days on the clock > more