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Opinion: Here’s how to advance health equity for kids in Pennsylvania purpose

Mar. 5, 2020 11:59 am

Opinion: Here’s how to advance health equity for kids in Pennsylvania

"As Philadelphia works hard to reverse the poverty rate that has come to define us, we should consider investing in school-based health centers," says guest columnist Julie Cousler Emig.
At Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, celebrating our first college graduate purpose

Feb. 10, 2020 10:30 am

At Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, celebrating our first college graduate

In his guest column, John McConnell highlights Johnathan Ortiz who, graduating a semester early, became the school’s first college grad alumni. Ortiz is now working as a security engineer at Comcast, where he interned as a H.S. student.
Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center purpose

Jan. 27, 2020 6:44 am

Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center

“Quality education for every child should not be a luxury, it’s a basic need,” says Project HOME's cofounder and executive director Sister Mary Scullion.
Power Moves: Cynthia Figueroa appointed to lead City’s new Office of Children and Families people

Jan. 6, 2020 5:39 pm

Power Moves: Cynthia Figueroa appointed to lead City’s new Office of Children and Families

OCF merges the Department of Human Services (child welfare and juvenile justice); PHLpreK; Community Schools; and Prevention Support Services. 
How Project HOME’s college access program provides a head start purpose

Oct. 16, 2019 8:46 am

How Project HOME’s college access program provides a head start

Guest columnist Edel Howlin outlines how CAP works to help people navigate the path to college academically, financially and socially.
JEVS+SNHU partnership is creating affordable, flexible degree programs for Philly purpose

Sep. 30, 2019 3:00 pm

JEVS+SNHU partnership is creating affordable, flexible degree programs for Philly

The program allows students to make their own schedule and get help from JEVS coaches.
7 ways schools can help students who are English language learners purpose

Sep. 27, 2019 8:00 am

7 ways schools can help students who are English language learners

Twelve percent of children in Philadelphia schools are classified as English language learners and there are several things that school districts, schools, and educators can do to help them thrive.
PASCEP blazed trails in the continuing ed landscape of the city. And it’s still going strong purpose

Sep. 24, 2019 1:00 pm

PASCEP blazed trails in the continuing ed landscape of the city. And it’s still going strong

The Pan-African Studies Community Education Program at Temple has offered low-cost academic and life skills classes for adults since 1975.
Leveling the academic playing field for children in foster care purpose

Aug. 30, 2019 11:33 am

Leveling the academic playing field for children in foster care

CB Community School is designed to help youth in care receive a quality education. Instructors are trained in trauma-informed practices to help students cope with any crisis they are facing.
Education Law Center: Philadelphia’s pregnant and parenting students are ‘falling through the cracks’ purpose

Jul. 23, 2019 12:00 pm

Education Law Center: Philadelphia’s pregnant and parenting students are ‘falling through the cracks’

A new ELC report identifies barriers pregnant and parenting students face and outlines policy changes for the School District of Philadelphia.

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