Phila. Apprenticeship Program Serves as Backdrop For $100M US Labor Dept. AnnouncementApprentices in the Urban Technology Project provide the School District of Philadelphia with IT troubleshooting and maintenance. Labor secretary Thomas Perez wants to expand high-tech apprenticeship programs nationwide.
Spark Comes To PhillyWhen the bell rings, most 7th and 8th graders don’t pack their bags and head to work. But for the middle schoolers in Spark, a national non-profit that will launch its first Philadelphia programs in January, that’s exactly what’s on tap.