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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....

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....

Americas Gun Problem Demands Action

America’s Gun Problem Demands Action

January 25, 2018

Over the span of 20 years the amount of mass shootings in America has risen drastically. The mass shootings seen today on television are no less barbarous than the mass shootings seen in the past, but...

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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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