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Education Month 2017

It’s been a good week for STEM education and literacy in Philly funding

Sep. 29, 2017 1:55 pm

It’s been a good week for STEM education and literacy in Philly

Good news: Lots of money just got pushed into local schools, and more might be on its way. Plus, a look back at our education reporting from the month.
Penn’s inaugural Calvin Bland Fellows are tackling health disparities for men and boys of color people

Sep. 29, 2017 12:25 pm

Penn’s inaugural Calvin Bland Fellows are tackling health disparities for men and boys of color

The fellowship is a collaboration between the Graduate School of Education, School of Social Policy and Practice and Penn Nursing. The three researchers were selected for their work with marginalized communities.
Education Law Center wants to make schools safer for LGBTQ students people

Sep. 28, 2017 1:17 pm

Education Law Center wants to make schools safer for LGBTQ students

Nationally, 74 percent face bullying related to their sexuality or gender at school. Here's why the nonprofit is tackling the issue locally with the help of its new Stoneleigh Fellow.
Two Philly schools are featured in a NatGeo documentary about the digital divide purpose

Sep. 27, 2017 11:22 am

Two Philly schools are featured in a NatGeo documentary about the digital divide

"Without a Net: The Digital Divide in America," which features the contrasting Lower Merion and William Penn school districts, focuses on how the lack of technology available to certain schools affects students nationwide.
This social entrepreneur wants to increase women’s earnings through mentorship people

Sep. 26, 2017 1:34 pm

This social entrepreneur wants to increase women’s earnings through mentorship

Mt. Airy native and Drexel grad Jamila Payne is set to launch She Leads, a women’s professional development program, next month.
Most foster youth don’t earn bachelor’s degrees. The Field Center wants to change that method

Sep. 20, 2017 12:55 pm

Most foster youth don’t earn bachelor’s degrees. The Field Center wants to change that

Penn's Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice and Research, along with a new Stoneleigh Fellow, provides technical support to a cohort of four area colleges offering campus support programs for foster youth.
How Strawberry Mansion’s ninth graders helped bring a PAL Center to an empty school results

Sep. 18, 2017 1:55 pm

How Strawberry Mansion’s ninth graders helped bring a PAL Center to an empty school

"It doesn't matter if I'm the best fundraiser in the world — if the community isn’t on board, we can't be successful," said PAL Executive Director Ted Qualli.
September is now Philly’s Adult Education Month people

Sep. 14, 2017 10:50 am

September is now Philly’s Adult Education Month

And the Office of Adult Education has a whole bunch going on, as Director of Professional Development and Community Engagement Naomie Nyanungo shared during her "Around the Corner" interview.
Philadelphia OIC is adding school classes to its workforce training programs purpose

Sep. 11, 2017 11:11 am

Philadelphia OIC is adding school classes to its workforce training programs

The new OIC Workforce Academy is an accelerated college and career readiness program for young adults ages 16 and 21 who want to be prepared to enter either college or the workforce.
Here’s what 4 Philly educators say they were like as kids people

Sep. 8, 2017 12:55 pm

Here’s what 4 Philly educators say they were like as kids

Reminiscing with the School District of Philadelphia's Ami Patel Hopkins, Child's World America's Bill Clark, PHLpreK's Julie Beamon and Teacher Action Group's Sam Reed.

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