The “Sponsor-a-Scholar” program of Philadelphia Futures provides mentoring and money to low-income, first-generation-to-college students.
In an effort to increase academic standing internationally, many school districts have decided to extend the upper and lower limits of their compulsory education requirements.
In an article in The Washington Post, programs and projects are cited that make the case that integrating subjects can work.
College enrollment rates have been dropping but making it easier financially for veterans to attend college may help both the vets, and the schools.
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 […]
For 10 of the past 15 years, 70% of US colleges reported year-to-year increases in applications.
Dr. Pamela Gallin recommends vision screenings be taken as seriously as vaccination requirements with uniform standards. Kids who can’t see, can’t learn.
With much discussion today questioning “is college worth it?”, a report in Education Week presents useful data.
The Andrew Carnegie Fellowship program will award more than $6 million in fellowships for those studying the humanities and social sciences.
Young people’s interest in the teaching profession continues to drop.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data on the seriousness of this issue and of new tools to reduce falls in older adults.
Philadelphia’s Mighty Writers mentoring program has expanded to encourage bilingual students to become biliterate as well.
Incarceration can be more traumatic for a student than even a parent’s death.
Connect2Complete provides low-income students in remedial classes at community colleges peer mentors who have been through the program themselves.
Adult volunteers needed to moderate the annual Philadelphia Reading Olympics.