“Parent Power”

(Barbara Minzenberg, deputy secretary of Pennsylvania's Office of Child Development and Early Learning, announces the grants.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Groups Among Those Benefitting From Pa. ‘Race to the Top’ Education Grants

Drexel University and the group “Parent Power” will each get $75,000 over three years.

12/04/2014

(Credit: Mike DeNardo)

4 More Nonprofits Push For Reforms In Next Philadelphia Teachers Contract

The Coalition for Effective Teaching, a three-month-old group of nonprofits endorsing changes in the next teachers pact, is adding four new groups.

07/24/2013

(New SRC board member Sylvia Simms, third from right, at an event with Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite, center.  Photo provided)

Community Leader Sylvia Simms Named to Philadelphia School Reform Commission

Sylvia Simms, 52, of North Philadelphia, is a former district bus attendant and the founder of the group “Parent Power.”

01/29/2013

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