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Your guide to public and charter school open houses in NW Philadelphia
Nov 6, 2014 • Newsworks.orgJen Bradley was born and raised in the Philadelphia region. She has four great kids, ranging in age from kindergarten through high school. While they provide endless inspiration for story ideas, they allow her little time to actually write any of them ... More
12 Students Suspended After Brawl Inside Philly High School
Sep 22, 2014 • NBC 10 PhiladelphiaA dozen students at a Philadelphia high school were suspended after a brawl erupted in the hallways. The fight occurred during the last period of a shortened day at Martin Luther King High School last Wednesday. Principal William Wade said security ... More
Dev program 'Coded by Kids' expands to Martin Luther King High School
Oct 13, 2014 • Technical.ly PhillyCoded by Kids, a program that teaches web development to Philadelphia youth, is now hosting a weekly class at Germantown's Martin Luther King High School. Founder Sylvester Mobley, who teaches the class, partnered with the school so he could expand ... More
Should Philly parents worry about fiscal woes of for-profit charter operator?
Oct 27, 2014 • Newsworks.orgIn 2011, Mosaica found itself in the middle of controversy at Philadelphia's Martin Luther King High School. Parents had voted for Mosaica to assume control of the school through the Renaissance program, but after winning approval from the School ... More
MLK Cougars' Public League playoff run ends with 22-14 loss to Gratz
Nov 9, 2014 • Newsworks.org... 2010, Aaron was a freelance writer for a collection of community newspapers and alternative weeklies. He still can't get over the fact that he can walk to so many sights and sounds from his home base in South Philly. ... "It's nights like these ... More
Unequal opportunity for low-income undergrads at area colleges
Nov 1, 2014 • Allentown Morning CallDeidgre Green, the 2011 valedictorian of Martin Luther King High School in Philadelphia, would have been a strong applicant to just about any college. But she applied to just a few, and they were mostly state schools because they were less expensive ... More
High School Seniors Receive Assistance With College Applications From Local ...
Oct 29, 2014 • University City ReviewJudicial Council President & Philadelphia Municipal Court Judge, Karen Simmons along with members of The Clifford Scott Green Chapter of the National Bar Association kicked off the 2014 College Mentoring Workshop Series at Benjamin Franklin High School ... More
Documentary aims focus on new-look football program at Martin Luther King High
Apr 26, 2014 • The Patriot-News... and Dontae Angus, right, players for Martin Luther King High School Cougar football, pose with coach Ed Dunn, second from left, and filmmaker Judd Ehrlich following a community screening of "We Could Be King" at the school in Philadelphia Thursday. More
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