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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.
The Sixers awarded this leader of color for her work in education people

Dec. 5, 2016 9:56 am

The Sixers awarded this leader of color for her work in education

Ami Patel Hopkins, the School District's kindergarten transition fellow, received the Sixers' Game Changer award during the team's Indian Heritage Night. Trust the process.
Want your nonprofit to partner with the school district? Here’s who to talk to method

Jun. 22, 2016 12:45 pm

Want your nonprofit to partner with the school district? Here’s who to talk to

The Office of Strategic Partnerships is looking for organizations with specific programs in mind — and existing funding to run them — to be matched with schools that could best use those services.
This infographic offers higher-ed solutions for low-income students method

Mar. 31, 2016 8:09 am

This infographic offers higher-ed solutions for low-income students

It involves coordinated efforts between the nonprofit, public and private sectors.
After its second year, the city’s STEM mentorship program is finding its place results

Mar. 22, 2016 9:50 am

After its second year, the city’s STEM mentorship program is finding its place

The Office of Innovation and Technology's Center City STEM program was born from a US2020 pilot. This year, it took on an identity of its own. Here's how it fared.
This coalition is pushing for the school district to recognize these Muslim holidays purpose

Mar. 9, 2016 2:30 pm

This coalition is pushing for the school district to recognize these Muslim holidays

The Philadelphia Eid Coalition and Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. want schools to recognize Eid Al-Adha and Eid ul-Fitr.
These 3 public spaces are getting makeovers from international design teams purpose

Feb. 26, 2016 9:40 am

These 3 public spaces are getting makeovers from international design teams

The Play Design Competition prompts interdisciplinary teams to reimagine three public spaces in Philly. Finalists hail from China, Canada and the U.S.

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