Graduate! Philadelphia is a non-profit organization serving over 70,000 Philadelphians who started their degrees and never finished.
In a poor South American community, children who play instruments made from trash in the local landfill are playing in international concerts, instead of in the streets.
Because rates of discipline have been disproportionally high for some racial groups, guidance from the US Dept. of Education and Justice is suggesting changes in ‘zero-tolerance’.
Single Stop USA is a new national nonprofit with the intent of helping students receive access to federal, state and local benefits and assistance in applying.
A unique charter school in Los Angeles, The DaVinci Innovation Academy, has connected families of 270 diverse home schoolers in an interesting arrangement.
In Pennsylvania, Public Citizens for Children and Youth and other non- profits are urging all candidates running for office to make universal preschool a priority.
Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday has been designated by Congress as a ‘Day of Service’. The Red Cross is focusing on fire prevention.
The daily work of volunteers at the three Mighty Writers locations in Philadelphia is helping kids, 7-17, think and write with clarity.
The College Board reports that less than half of those who took the SATs in 2013 are ready to succeed in college.
The 2013 Pennsylvania legislature has passed 10 new laws that increase the protection of our children..
There are many reasons why students stop, drop out and transfer, it’s important to consider data when selecting a school.
The number of students in cyber and blended learning programs – those that use face-to-face and online instruction as curriculum practice – has grown dramatically.
In 2014, job opportunities are expected to increase 2% across all degree levels although many employers are taking a ‘”wait and see” approach because of federal budgets.
As the year ends, let’s look at what priorities have emerged in education.
Elementary school students visiting a farm near Washington, DC saw greater value in the lessons they’d learned in the classroom.