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Education secretary to meet with Philadelphia principals.” Kristen A. Graham, Philadelphia Inquirer, March 1, 2015.

Philly students come up with creative solution for grease leftover after frying donuts.” CBS Philadelphia, January 30, 2015.

Local students build car that runs on used oil from Philadelphia eatery.” Mike DeNardo, CBS Philadelphia, January 30, 2015.

Philadelphia students create the perfect holiday jawn.” Kristen A. Graham, Philadelphia Inquirer, December 20, 2014.

Workshop School students are selling these ‘jawn’ ornaments.” Juliana Reyes, Technically Philly, December 19, 2014.

Hang a jawnament on your Christmas tree (made in West Philly!)” West Philly Local, December 18, 2014.

In this school, class is a workshop and experiments are mandatory.” Kevin McCorry, All Things Considered, July 22, 2014.

At White House Maker Faire, Workshop students showcase the car they built.” Cathy Quero, The Notebook, June 25, 2014.

Workshop School students, NFTE grad, included in White House Maker Faire.” Juliana Reyes, Technically Philly, June 20, 2014.

West Philadelphia students are White House-bound.” Casey Fabris, Philadelphia Inquirer, June 19, 2014.

Inventors take over White House at ‘Maker Faire’.” NBC News, June 18, 2014.

Maker Faire makes its way to the White House.” Abby Borovitz, MSNBC, June 18, 2014.

Giant giraffes, 100-MPG cars wow at White House Maker Faire.” Margaret Voelzke, 4NBC Washington, June 18, 2014.

Photos: The Six Wonders of Obama’s ‘Maker Faire’ Tour.” Reid J. Epstein, Washington Wire, Wall Street Journal, June 18, 2014.

Obama praises car built by Workshop School students.” Tommy Rowan, Metro News, June 18, 2014.

Workshop School offers its students the freedom to learn from mistakes.” Kevin McCorry, Newsworks, June 18, 2014.

Workshop School students show off biodiesel racecar at the White House Maker Faire.” Chris Urie, Geekadelphia, June 18, 2014.

Doomsday in the District.” Trey Popp, the Penn Gazette, February 27, 2014.

Open Education Philadelphia – The Workshop School.” Lauren Flick, 2014.

Launching the Workshop School: How technology can inform radical redesign.” Matthew Riggan, American Enterprise Institute, January, 2014.

Workshop School: Tour this University City project-based STEM High School.” Christopher Wink, Technically Philly, December 10, 2013.

West Philly’s Quest for the Automotive X Prize.” Jason Fagone, Philadelphia Magazine, October 24, 2013.

Setting Norms.” Will Richardson, October 2013.

Constructing Sustainable Houses Develops Collaborative Skills.” Edutopia, September 2013.

Schooled in Sustainability.” Julia Bergman, Grid Magazine, September 2013.

Next Generation Learning Challenges grant announcement, July 2013.

Sustainability Workshop students win FreshDirect urban farming challenge.” Juliana Reyes, Technically Philly, June 25, 2013.

Students tie in Hydroponic Challenge.” Maximum Yield’s eNews, June 2013.

The Sustainability Workshop Year-End Celebration at The Navy Yard.” The Navy Yard Blog, June 2013.

Grant allows Sustainability Workshop’s expansion into full four-year high school.” Morgan Berman, Grid Magazine, June 10, 2013.

Why 4 Philly high schoolers turned a shipping container into a hydroponic garden.” Zack Seward, Newsworks, May 7, 2013.

Three Philly Schools get grants to expand.” Benjamin Herrold, Newsworks & The Notebook, April 24, 2013.

Spirit of Innovation Awards: Sustainability Workshop is finalist in $10K STEM competition.” Juliana Reyes, Technically Philly, February 26, 2013.

School-grocer partnership gives students lesson on nutrition.” Kristen Graham, Philadelphia Inquirer, February 6, 2013.

Simon Hauger revs up high school students.” David Schneider, IEEE Spectrum, February 2013.

Millennials ‘sprout innovation’ at Philly’s Urban Sustainability Forum.” Christopher Norris, Collaborate Philly, January 18, 2013.

$30K grant benefits Sustainability Workshop.” Eric Mayes, Philadelphia Tribune, October 1, 2012.

Bright Ideas: Students Create Startup to Increase LED Use.” Dana Henry, Flying Kite Media, September 25, 2012.

Fast Times at West Philly High.” Frontline, July 17, 2012.

The story of West Philly High School’s hybrid-car team is now a documentary.” Ronnie Polaneczky, Philadelphia Daily News, July 17, 2012.

Why teachers should put students to work.” CNN’s The NEXT List, July 1, 2012.

Problem solving as education: Philadelphia’s Sustainability Workshop.” NPR’s Radio Times with Marty Moss-Cuane, February 17, 2012.

Philadelphia Sustainability Workshop tries to reinvent the high school.” Kristen Graham, Philadelphia Inquirer, December 4, 2011.

Workshop School: project learning school follows HybridX team.” Christopher Wink, Technically Philly, November 7, 2011.

Simon Hauger, Workshop School.” PopTech, November 2011.

Simon Hauger and the Sustainability Workshop.” PopTech, October 2011.

Fast Times at Sustainability High.” Lee Stabert, Flying Kite Media, October 4, 2011.

Kids Learning “Green” Skills.” Eric Mayes, Philadelphia Tribune, October 3, 2011.

Students tackle real-world problems at new Navy Yard school.” Carolyn Beeler, Newsworks, October 3, 2011.

The West Philly students who build supercars.” Logan Ward, Popular Mechanics, October 3, 2011.

The Real Fixers, The Teacher: Simon Hauger.” Nick Summers, Newsweek, September 21, 2011.

Driver’s Seat: Local team wins honors for fuel-efficient vehicle.” Scott Sturgis, Philadelphia Inquirer, June 1, 2011.

Meet the SuperCar Team.” Ronnie Polaneczky, Earth to Philly, June 8, 2010.

West Philly students closer to $10M prize for alternative-fuel car.” Ronnie Polaneczky, Philadelphia Daily News, January 14, 2010.

Donations pour in for West Philly car kids. Ronnie Polaneczky, So, What Happened Was, Philadelphia Daily News, November 13, 2009.

City high school kids best MIT in $10M car contest.” Ronnie Polaneczky, Philadelphia Daily News, November 12, 2009.

West Philly students and the car of the future.” Sandy Bauers, GreenSpace, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 11, 2009.

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