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Fewer Applicants For High School Equivalency Test

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – In our rapidly moving technological world where education is so necessary in everyday living and the world of work, fewer people without a high school degree are choosing […]


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What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant Program

The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.


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Pennsylvania’s New GED Test To Be Implemented January 2nd

The Pennsylvania Department of Education says there’s a new GED test in the works, and if you’re in the process of taking the current test, you’ll need to wrap it up by the end of the year.


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Pa. To Roll Out Tougher GED Test

Pennsylvania is about to replace its GED diploma exam with a new test that’s considered to be tougher and a better way to measure college and career preparation.


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‘YESPhilly’ Helps Non-Grads Succeed With Art & Creative Incentives

YesPhilly is a non-profit that uses art and creative incentives to motivate non-grads to do more than just get a GED.


Students say smaller class sizes help make learning easier (by KYW's Karin Phillips)

New E3 Education Center Opens In Olney

A new neighborhood center has opened in Olney/Logan to help get young people get back on track.


Education For Juvenile Offenders

While problems of juvenile offenders are very complex, studies show teaching kids to read well in the early grades and strong literacy instruction for those incarcerated can stem the dropout crisis and wasted lives in prisons.