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Read the news about all that Principal EL has done and is doing. 

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CPR News

April, 2022

For a guy named Bones, a winding road to the NBA has him ready to show what he’s made of — and where he comes from

May, 2021

When Implementing Games In Your Classroom, Don’t Forget About Chess


How Chess Can Change Schools

Good Morning America

Dec, 2020

How one principal is inspiring girls of color to succeed through chess

eSchool News
November, 2019

Four Ways to Transform Your School Culture

Delaware Valley University
April, 2019

Nationally-Recognized Principal and Education Expert Salome Thomas-EL Selected as Delaware Valley University’s Commencement Speaker

April, 2016

Inner-City School Wins Second National Chess Title in Three Years

CBS Philadelphia

April, 2016

Local Students Gear Up For National Chess Championship

Delaware Online

March, 2016

Chess is the game of choice at Thomas Edison

Teachers of Color

March, 2016

Principal Salome Thomas-EL telling teachers how to make the right moves.

Delaware Today
, 2015

Wilmington: Changing Schools, Changing City

June, 2014

Making a Difference Every Day: A Conversation with Salome Thomas-EL


September, 2012

Chess: The Best Move for Students

CBS News Philly
March, 2012

Top 5 Must-Read Books By Philadelphia Authors

July, 2006

Literacy and African Americans Panel

July, 2003

Harlem Book Fair Interviews

March, 2003

Salome Thomas-El Interview

February, 2002

I Choose to Stay

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