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NLA senior Rosario Lemus sits excluded from the classroom discussion.

NLA students feel excluded from FLC

February 3, 2020

French Version Spanish Version NLA senior Rosario Lemus sits excluded from the classroom discussion. In late November, Franklin Learning Center senior Rosario Lemus brought a letter to teachers...

NLA senior Rosario Lemus sits excluded from the classroom discussion.

Los estudiantes de NLA merecen el mismo trato

February 3, 2020

English Version French Version Durante los últimos días del mes de Noviembre, un estudiante de Franklin Learning Center, Rosario Lemus (‘20), entregó una carta a los maestros y administradores...

NLA senior Rosario Lemus sits excluded from the classroom discussion.

Les étudiants de NLA se sentent exclus de FLC

February 3, 2020

English Version Spanish Version Fin novembre, Rosario Lemus, responsable du Franklin Learning Center, a apporté une lettre aux enseignants et à l'administration détaillant la liste des préoccupations...

1 in 7 FLC teachers leave the school each year· Tiffany Rodriguez / PHOTO ILLUSTRATION

FLC teachers are leaving. Can we keep them here?

November 14, 2019

1 in 7 FLC teachers leave the school each year· Tiffany Rodriguez / PHOTO ILLUSTRATION A previous version of this article attributed a quote to Christina Whitt, which belonged to Catherine Khella....

Overlooking the streets of Kensington | Photographer Angelica Maritnez

Supervised Injection Sites: Will they be a safe-haven or a dwelling of hazards for substance abusers?

Hannah Woodruff May 24, 2019

CON Tumbling down a spiral of drug abuse, opioid users may find themselves at a dead end when it comes to recovery. With treatment and withdrawals disguised as obstacles in their eye, it only becomes...

Hells Kitchen: FLC cafeteria is full of health hazards

Hell’s Kitchen: FLC cafeteria is full of health hazards

April 4, 2019

Like chunky milk, conditions in the cafeteria are hard to swallow. It is well known that the food served at Franklin Learning Center’s cafeteria is not enjoyed by everyone. According to the School District...

Students wait to re-enter the building after a false fire alarm at 8AM on November 20, 2018.

Education First, Safety Second: The Cost of Going to School at FLC

January 30, 2019

When we selected Franklin Learning Center to be our school for four years, we knew it was a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. We knew we could choose a major and work with students in a magnet...

Voting Matters to FLC

Voting Matters to FLC

October 30, 2018

Even if you can't vote! By The Flash Editorial Board Imagine if the School District of Philadelphia made an announcement that Franklin Learning Center would be permanently closing at the end of this...

Can Education Solve Our Consent Problems?

Can Education Solve Our Consent Problems?

February 15, 2018

“Speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have”  - Oprah Winfrey, Golden Globe Awards, 2018 Oprah Winfrey is one of many well known celebrities who have survived rape or sexual assault....

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Editorial: Budget Cuts Bring FLC Down

June 4, 2017

by The Flash Editorial Board Imagine walking into a restroom stall to find the toilet covered by a trash bag. As you search for a new toilet, you step into a puddle of water originating from a clogged...

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