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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.
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.
How education nonprofit 12+ builds a ‘college-going culture’ in the schools it serves people

Nov. 28, 2016 7:46 am

How education nonprofit 12+ builds a ‘college-going culture’ in the schools it serves

When it comes to increasing college enrollment, it's not just about targeting the highest-achieving students, said cofounder Ray John in his "Around the Corner" interview.
Want to engage high school students? Let them design their own classrooms method

Apr. 6, 2016 2:13 pm

Want to engage high school students? Let them design their own classrooms

Supported by a $20,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation, Classroom NEXT at the Academies of Roxborough High School makes classroom design malleable and collaborative.

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