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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.
Two cofounders of The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice just scored national recognition people

Jul. 30, 2018 9:05 am

Two cofounders of The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice just scored national recognition

Philly's Vincent Cobb II and Rashiid Coleman have been named 2018 Echoing Green Fellows.
Power Moves: Education policy pro Ami Patel Hopkins is now a … teacher resident? people

Jul. 9, 2018 12:45 pm

Power Moves: Education policy pro Ami Patel Hopkins is now a … teacher resident?

The School District of Philadelphia's former kindergarten transition fellow is heading back to the classroom. Plus, Fairmount CDC's Kevin Moran will lead the new Northern Liberties Business Improvement District and eight more leadership changes.
Mighty Writers bought 100 books for kids held at a local detention center. Now, they’re not welcome purpose

Jul. 3, 2018 4:45 pm

Mighty Writers bought 100 books for kids held at a local detention center. Now, they’re not welcome

After a planned Tuesday morning delivery to Berks County Residential Center was "abruptly cancelled" on Monday afternoon, the nonprofit is regrouping.

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