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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.
Check out Generocity’s 2019 editorial calendar purpose

Dec. 21, 2018 12:00 pm

Check out Generocity’s 2019 editorial calendar

Mental health, youth leadership, the digital divide and nine more themes we'll be focusing our reporting on next year.
Can free backpacks and mentorship help immigrant and refugee students adjust to South Philly? results

Dec. 10, 2018 12:52 pm

Can free backpacks and mentorship help immigrant and refugee students adjust to South Philly?

Taggart Elementary School’s Family Welcome Center will launch soon, thanks to a major boost from Navy Yard-based ecommerce company RevZilla.
Teacher Action Group is turning the Philly school experience into theatre purpose

Oct. 22, 2018 7:33 am

Teacher Action Group is turning the Philly school experience into theatre

The Story Circle Project invites anyone involved in the local education system to share their experiences in the hope of enacting change.
A group of incarcerated men funded a backpack drive for Frankford kids with their prison wages purpose

Aug. 30, 2018 12:45 pm

A group of incarcerated men funded a backpack drive for Frankford kids with their prison wages

Members of SCI Smithfield's Men of Action group, who earn about 19 cents per hour, partnered with Philadelphia FIGHT's Institute for Community Justice to orchestrate the drive benefitting students at Allen M. Stearne Elementary School.
There’s now a way to easily search for arts ed programs in Philly results

Aug. 27, 2018 12:05 pm

There’s now a way to easily search for arts ed programs in Philly

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy's ArtsLink is a web platform to find programming by type, activity, time, age group and more.
After an assist from an Eagles player, Philly FUNDamentals is upping its fundraising goal funding

Aug. 21, 2018 4:49 pm

After an assist from an Eagles player, Philly FUNDamentals is upping its fundraising goal

Proceeds from Lane Johnson's underdog tees helped the Fund for the School District for Philadelphia raise over $400,000 last season. Here's how President and CEO Donna Frisby-Greenwood says the nonprofit is revamping its strategy.
Home visits from education experts are improving outcomes for Philly kids in poverty results

Aug. 8, 2018 12:45 pm

Home visits from education experts are improving outcomes for Philly kids in poverty

In-home lessons for under-resourced families can improve literacy rates and shrink the achievement gap. Here's how they work — and one North Philadelphia mom's story.
How ‘innovation ecosystems’ can be used to create new education solutions method

Aug. 2, 2018 10:28 am

How ‘innovation ecosystems’ can be used to create new education solutions

There's a disconnect between educators and entrepreneurs, write Drs. Barbara Kurshan and Rachel Ebby-Rosin of Penn's Graduate School of Education. Here are a handful of tools to help them better collaborate.

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