Student Andrew Biros of the Graduate School of Education discusses ways to stop and prevent local violence.
Graduate School of Education
Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education discusses what causes families to act violently at children’s birthday parties.
PHILADELPHIA — As in many large cities across the country, high school students in Philadelphia sometimes witness violence as a part of their daily lives. But, one teacher had the courage to take steps toward making a difference for his students and others.
A student-teacher at University City High School, Andrew Biros, a 24-year-old native of Yardley, Pa., noticed some of his students felt helpless about the criminal activity they see, believing that there is nothing that can be done to stop the violence.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education will host “Global Literacy in the 21st Century: Problems and Prospects,” at 4 p.m., Thursday, March 15 in Huntsman Hall.
Featuring Irina Bokova, the director-general of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, this symposium is free and open to the public.