Education: Sick at School? No Nurse on Duty

Philadelphia Neighborhoods.com

In the School District of Philadelphia, the second largest in the country, 16 of its 313 schools are without a full time school nurse. Three schools don't have a nurse at all. Andrew Jackson Elementary School Principal Lisa Ciaranca-Kaplan and Francis Scott Key School nurse Linda Giangiordano share their experience providing medical services in the underfunded School District of Philadelphia

-- 2016 Keystone Award Winner

It Matters: Youth Weigh in on Affordable Care Act

PBS NewsHour Extra

On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court ruled to uphold the Affordable Care Act. NewsHour Extra gathered student voices at the steps of the Supreme Court. See what heathcare means to them. 

-- Lora's first story 

Education: CAPA's Dorina Morrow HIts High Note with Students

Education: CAPA's Dorina Morrow HIts High Note with Students

Despite taking her turn as a backup singer for artists such as Celine Dion and Michael Bolton, Dorina Morrow demurs when asked to sing in the middle of her office.  Watch her story to feel her impact on the students at the High School for the Creative and Performing Arts in South Philadelphia. 

-- Keystone Award Winner

Race in Schools: Students Speak Up

Public Broadcasting ACPSTV

Take an inside look at race relations among students at the famed T.C. Williams High School, home of the Titans football team, nearly 50 years since it became the first and only integrated public high school just outside the nation's capital. 

Poverty Just Outside the Nation's Capital: A Documentary with Cornell West and Tavis Smiley

Public Broadcasting ACPSTV

As a part of President Obama's 2012 reelection campaign, Dr. Cornell West and Mr. Tavis Smiley spoke on the impact poverty has on the nation. This video details the hidden depths of poverty in Alexandria, VA--a city just outside the nation's capital.

-- 2013 News and Documentary Emmys Honoree

Education: The Kids Aren't All Right as Schools Fail

Philadelphia Neighborhoods.com

Philadelphia welcomed the pope, honored the Dalai Lama, hosted the DNC and was named a World Heritage site by UNESCO. But behind the scenes is a building crisis: Its schools are failing. Hear how those on the ground are coping. 

-- Keystone Award Winner

Education: "Philly POPs Swings Into Schools"

Philadelphia Neighborhoods.com

For the 50 students in Dorina Morrow’s advanced vocal music class at the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA,) the choir room is their stage. Watch them prepare for their opening night with the Philadelphia POPS Orchestra as a part of the "POPS Outside" program. 

-- Keystone Award Winner

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