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Anti-Asian hate: Silence is not an option and allyship needs to be more than a hashtag purpose

Mar. 18, 2021 8:31 am

Anti-Asian hate: Silence is not an option and allyship needs to be more than a hashtag

Guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins implores her fellow educators to create spaces for students to speak about what happened in Atlanta and to empower them to dismantle inequities and oppression.
Helping women by strengthening girls purpose

Mar. 3, 2021 1:25 pm

Helping women by strengthening girls

Guest columnist Kristen Burd says Girls Lead helps girls become more assertive in their relationships, consider multiple viewpoints, manage conflict, express themselves with confidence and make good decisions.
Life Science Cares Philadelphia and Philadelphia Futures connect low-income, first-gen students to opportunity purpose

Feb. 19, 2021 9:04 am

Life Science Cares Philadelphia and Philadelphia Futures connect low-income, first-gen students to opportunity

For its first cohort in summer 2021, their Project Onramp aims to place 25 to 30 interns with local companies in paid, life sciences internships.
5 ways for teachers to build a good rapport with their students online purpose

Feb. 18, 2021 2:00 pm

5 ways for teachers to build a good rapport with their students online

"When students feel an instructor truly cares about them and their success, those students are more likely to engage with the course material and the teacher," says guest columnist Meredith Aquila.
Hidden figures: The corps of young people helping build stronger educational networks people

Feb. 11, 2021 2:14 pm

Hidden figures: The corps of young people helping build stronger educational networks

Guest columnist Darryl Bundrige highlights AmeriCorps members whose quiet commitment to national service in our public schools is helping students and teachers manage disruptions, stress and disconnection in the wake of the pandemic.
What does COVID-19 mean for the mental health of Philly’s LGBTQ+ students? purpose

Oct. 12, 2020 11:30 am

What does COVID-19 mean for the mental health of Philly’s LGBTQ+ students?

COVID-19 poses complex concern for LGBTQ+ students who are already at the brink, says guest columnist Cameron McConkey.
A working mom on back-to-school life in COVID purpose

Sep. 14, 2020 12:44 pm

A working mom on back-to-school life in COVID

In the midst of a global pandemic, when the family juggling act has intensified and the ability to provide the most basic needs is even more at risk, the crises faced by working mothers cannot be ignored, says guest columnist Michelle Legaspi Sanchez.
Dual Enrollment at Congreso: Where does it go from here? purpose

Aug. 6, 2020 8:05 am

Dual Enrollment at Congreso: Where does it go from here?

Now that the first cohort has completed their dual enrollment program, how does the collaboration between Congreso de Latinos Unidos and Penn State Abington evolve?
Motivadas y ambiciosas: Estas estudiantes de Kensington Health Sciences Academy están listas para el futuro purpose

Jul. 9, 2020 3:30 pm

Motivadas y ambiciosas: Estas estudiantes de Kensington Health Sciences Academy están listas para el futuro

Gracias a un nuevo programa de inscripción doble (“dual enrollment”) en el norte de Filadelfia, dos estudiantes están aprendiendo lo necesario para estar listas para ir a la universidad.
Driven and ambitious: Kensington Health Sciences Academy students ready themselves for the future purpose

Jul. 9, 2020 12:30 pm

Driven and ambitious: Kensington Health Sciences Academy students ready themselves for the future

As a part of a new dual enrollment program in eastern North Philadelphia, two students learned what it takes to make it to college.

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