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Student want nurses at BFHS! Philadelphia Student Union
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Student want nurses at BFHS!

On Blast Radio Producer, Jeremy Olivieri, created a radio piece about the lack of nurses at Benjamin Franklin High...

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What is Young People's Oppression? Philadelphia Student Union
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What is Young People's Oppression?

Young People's Oppression might not be something that you have heard of. But for members of the Philadelphia Student...

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A Student Analysis of the School to Prison Pipeline Philadelphia Student Union
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A Student Analysis of the School to Prison Pipeline

The School-to-Prison Pipeline is a disturbing national trend wherein children are funneled out of public schools and...

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Students Rally in Harrisburg at Budget Address Philadelphia Student Union
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Students Rally in Harrisburg at Budget Address

One of the root causes of the conditions and problems that we see in Philadelphia's public education system, that has...

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Voices of New Members Philadelphia Student Union
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Voices of New Members

Tiana Stokes, Basil Hasan, and Marquan Bond are all new PSU members. Hear what they have to say as they share their...

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Violence and School Closings Philadelphia Student Union
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Violence and School Closings

School closings have become an epidemic across the nation. Reporting for On Blast, Nuwar Ahmed and Julian Roessler...

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The Community Has Spoken. We Reject This Plan. Philadelphia Student Union
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The Community Has Spoken. We Reject This Plan.

The Philadelphia School District released a plan to close schools, dismantle the school district as we know it,...

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May 10 Meeting. Come Out. Speak Up. Philadelphia Student Union
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May 10 Meeting. Come Out. Speak Up.

The School District of Philadelphia is proposing a plan for drastic changes to our schools. There was no student,...

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Making Schools Safe for Everyone: LGBTQ Youth Develop Solutions Philadelphia Student Union
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Making Schools Safe for Everyone: LGBTQ Youth Develop Solutions

In Philadelphia, young people are starting a crucial conversation about how to make schools safer for lesbian, gay,...

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Philly's Next Superintendent Should Be... Philadelphia Student Union
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Philly's Next Superintendent Should Be...

The search is on for the next Superintendent of the Philadelphia School District. What qualities are students looking...

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Creating Nonviolent Schools and Communities: Highlights from MLK Day Philadelphia Student Union
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Creating Nonviolent Schools and Communities: Highlights from MLK Day

How can we make schools safer without criminalizing youth? How can we confront bias violence? What kinds of...

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On Blast Show for March 2012 Philadelphia Student Union
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On Blast Show for March 2012

On this month's show: Experts share insights on how to create nonviolent schools. Students from across PA unite...

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Students Tell Gov. Corbett: Education is a Human Right. Fund it that Way. Philadelphia Student Union
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Students Tell Gov. Corbett: Education is a Human Right. Fund it that Way.

On Valentine's Day, more than 400 students and parents from across Pennsylvania held a rally for public education at...

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Breaking Boundaries Together: Multi-Lingual Collaboration at South Philly High Philadelphia Student Union
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Breaking Boundaries Together: Multi-Lingual Collaboration at South Philly High

In South Philadelphia High School, students are coming together across racial & language barriers. As the School...

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On Blast: Show for February 2012 Philadelphia Student Union
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On Blast: Show for February 2012

On this month's show: A look at school closures on a national scale School nurse layoffs put students at risk An...

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School Nurse Layoffs Endanger Students' Safety Philadelphia Student Union
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School Nurse Layoffs Endanger Students' Safety

In an effort to save money, the School District of Philadelphia has laid off 47 school nurses. This means that there...

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Dear Governor Corbett, Philadelphia Student Union
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Dear Governor Corbett,

On February 7th, Gov. Corbett will announce his plan for the next state budget. A week later, on Valentine's Day,...

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Vouchers Can't Find Support in PA Philadelphia Student Union
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Vouchers Can't Find Support in PA

On December 14, voucher supporters couldn't find enough support for a school vouchers bill to bring it to a vote....

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Building Prison Beds Based On Third Graders' Test Scores Philadelphia Student Union
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Building Prison Beds Based On Third Graders' Test Scores

The school to prison pipeline starts early. It has been said that you can predict the prison population by looking at...

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On Blast Show for December 2011 Philadelphia Student Union
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On Blast Show for December 2011

On this month's show: Students, parents & teachers untite to form One Voice Students reflect on their defeat of...

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