The “Sponsor-a-Scholar” program of Philadelphia Futures provides mentoring and money to low-income, first-generation-to-college students.
Some of the Phillies will take off their spikes and lace on some bowling shoes tonight during an event for Philadelphia Futures.
The 15th annual Philadelphia Futures Conference took place in University City Saturday.
The 25th anniversary edition of the “Step Up to College Guide” was released today, with a pep rally for students at Northeast High School.
The funding crisis has caused the Philadelphia school district to slash the number of college guidance counselors.
There are many programs and courses offered in the Philadelphia area, both free and for a fee, that can help prepare you for SAT and ACT tests.
The sister and the best friend of a slain New York State woman have teamed up to offer free SAT test prep services for kids who need it.
Philadelphia Futures is a non-profit that links mentors with low income, first-generation-to-college students, but the group provides more than just moral support.
NCAA officials say their sanctions are meant to punish and correct Penn State’s football program, but the impact is likely to extend much further.
Some Phillies will be taking part in games other than baseball Sunday night, for charity.
With greater numbers of dysfunctional families and high poverty decreasing resources, a caring adult, a mentor, to encourage kids to stay in school and plan their futures is perhaps more important than ever.
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Money problems, trouble with academics and lack of direction are among reasons for low college retention rates. There are widespread initiatives to address the problem.
White-Williams Scholars and Philadelphia Futures are stable nonprofits, each with the mission of helping Philadelphia public school students get to college, and succeed once they get there.