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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.
These three young African immigrants are changing the game for girls in Liberia people

Jun. 27, 2019 1:00 pm

These three young African immigrants are changing the game for girls in Liberia

Summer Kollie, Princess Aghayere and Oladunni Alomaja, are launching Rebound Liberia, a program that will empower young women in Africa through basketball, personal development and literacy education.
The real college scandal is squandered talent purpose

Jun. 7, 2019 6:25 pm

The real college scandal is squandered talent

Alissa Weiss writes about how Cassidy, the student she mentored through high school, will be the first person in her family to attend college. Yale University, as it happens.
The importance of Black male educators and role models people

Feb. 21, 2019 12:50 pm

The importance of Black male educators and role models

"When I was entering my teenage years, I was fortunate to have Black male mentors who pushed me to pursue my best self," writes City Year AmeriCorps member Michael Harding.
Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K funding

Dec. 27, 2018 7:39 am

Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K

The grant funding will support causes such as youth tech education, childhood cancer research and reentry initiatives.

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