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Teacher shortage

Danny Tran and Shapri Singleton December 22, 2021

Ever since the start of the 2021-2022 school year, Franklin Learning Center has seen an increase in teacher shortages. An increase in teacher shortages would disrupt how teachers plan their lessons and...

Day-long protest for George Floyd starts peacefully, turns violent

Day-long protest for George Floyd starts peacefully, turns violent

Donte Cheatham May 31, 2020

Yesterday, peaceful protests began in Philadelphia with waves of demonstrators protesting at City Hall and the Art Museum, speaking out against the unjustified murder of George Floyd. Later...

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Hannah Biaggi March 10, 2020

On November 12, immigrants camped outside of the Supreme Court awaiting news of what was to happen with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA also referred to the Dreamers...

Trump acquitted by Senate

Hannah Biaggi February 28, 2020

After being impeached by the House of Representatives, the decision to remove Donald Trump from office was up to the Senate and on Wednesday, February 5, the Senate finally reached a verdict. All charges...

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Hannah Biaggi February 28, 2020

On November 12, immigrants camped outside of the Supreme Court awaiting news of what was to happen with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA also referred to the Dreamers...

Mr. Fantini explains the Impeachment Inquiry

Mr. Fantini explains the Impeachment Inquiry

Deja Dawkins November 21, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rwwp_7v0JMU

Student Jahiem Brumfield voted in the 2019 Municipal General Election on November 5. · Tiffany Rodriguez / STAFF

Election results might mean better education

Hannah Biaggi November 14, 2019

Student Jahiem Brumfield voted in the 2019 Municipal General Election on November 5. · Tiffany Rodriguez / STAFF It seems as though education was the real winner in Philadelphia with public education...

An impeachment inquiry has been launched against President of the United States Donald Trump. Congress is investigating the July 25th phone call between Trump and President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky. · Samiah Smith / ILLUSTRATION

Trump impeachment inquiry continues in the House

Hannah Biaggi November 14, 2019

An impeachment inquiry has been launched against President of the United States Donald Trump. Congress is investigating the July 25th phone call between Trump and President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky....

Students participate in a nation-wide walk out for climate change on September 20. · Justine Chan / STAFF

FLC students walk out to join national climate strike

Natali Chacon November 14, 2019

Students participate in a nation-wide walk out for climate change on September 20. · Justine Chan / STAFF Approximately half of the student body at Franklin Learning Center High School walked out...

Climate Change Protest

Climate Change Protest

Anannya Kundu May 24, 2019

On May 3rd, a climate change strike was held in Center City where students from all schools walked-out of class in the morning to protest against climate change. Students held posters, did chants, and...

Temple mump

Mumps Outbreak Targets Philadelphia

Maria Biaggi May 23, 2019

A major mumps outbreak has Temple officials and students worried and ill. Mumps is a viral and contagious infection that affects the parotid glands on your face. It can spread by airborne respiratory...

Illustrator, Trump funds wall instead of education· Paladin Jenkins

New 2019 budget cuts education

Stefan Mullings April 2, 2019

Illustrator, Trump funds wall instead of education· Paladin Jenkins On March 11, 2019, President Donald Trump published his new 2020 budget proposal, which included funding for the Mexican border...

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