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Pedagogy amid pandemic and protest purpose

Jun. 3, 2020 7:22 am

Pedagogy amid pandemic and protest

"My semester may be over, but I know my students are watching as the adults they depend on to make the world livable figure out what to do," says guest columnist LiRon Anderson-Bell.
‘We came up with a 5-part educational recovery package for nonprofits. Here’s how we did it’ method

May 15, 2020 12:20 pm

‘We came up with a 5-part educational recovery package for nonprofits. Here’s how we did it’

Identifying the topics that we thought were essential to help nonprofits navigate the pandemic was not hard. Deciding what to keep out was, says guest columnist Laura Otten.
GoFundMe seeks to help Temple University’s international teaching assistants purpose

May 13, 2020 11:12 am

GoFundMe seeks to help Temple University’s international teaching assistants

Unable to travel home thanks to COVID-19 restrictions, or take on temporary off-campus jobs due to visa restrictions, international student workers face 'total poverty,' according to the TUGSA members who started the crowdfunding effort.
Temple’s graduate workers ask for COVID-19 related changes to contract. University says it’s sticking to the old agreement purpose

Apr. 15, 2020 8:18 am

Temple’s graduate workers ask for COVID-19 related changes to contract. University says it’s sticking to the old agreement

TUGSA AFT Local #6290 members say that without the proposed changes, the graduate employees will face "a minefield of financial and healthcare uncertainty."
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.

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