October 2018

New Report Shows It’s Tough To Keep Teachers Long-Term In Philadelphia School District
 
Greg Argos

CBS 3 Eyewitness News produced a segment on PERC's report on teacher mobility in the School District of Philadelphia.

September 2018

One in four Philly teachers exit their schools each year
 
Dale Mezzacappa

This article from The Philadelphia Public School Notebook discusses PERC's research on teacher mobility in the School District of Philadelphia.

September 2018

Teachers leave Philly schools at especially high rates, new study says
Kristen A. Graham

This article from The Philadelphia Inquirer discusses PERC's research on teacher mobility in the School District of Philadelphia.

September 2017

Research Shows Spanish Speakers Take Longer To Learn English. Why?
Avi Wolfman-Arent

"A recent study out of Philadelphia tracked kindergartners who were learning English and found that four years later there were major discrepancies between which groups of students had mastered the language.

Students whose home language was Spanish were considerably less likely to reach proficiency than any other subgroup. And, on the extreme end, Spanish speakers were almost half as likely as Chinese speakers to cross the proficiency threshold."

June 2017

Report reveals eye-opening data on English learners in Philadelphia schools
Avi Wolfman-Arent
"New research offers rare insight into how quickly Philadelphia’s immigrant students learn English, revealing hopeful signs as well as troubling trends."

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