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In Philadelphia, Dissecting How To Increase High School Graduation RatesPhiladelphia lags about 15 percentage points behind the national average in the rate of high school graduation.
Philadelphia Group Lobbies Pa. Legislators For Fair Funding For Public SchoolsHopping on a bus parked on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the fifty men and women say they are young professionals rallying for fair education funding for Philadelphia schools.
Philadelphia Schoolkids Report What They Did, Workwise, On Their Summer VacationEighteen-year-old Bethany Burgess was among 400 student workers at the "Work Ready Expo," showcasing what she learned during her summer employment.
Thousands of Young Philadelphians Get Workplace Orientation With Summer InternshipsThe Work Ready Philadelphia initiative links young people, ages 12 to 21, with paid summer internships.
Philadelphia HS Students Learning Leadership Skills In DCFive Philadelphia high school students have been chosen for a leadership summit this week in Washington, DC.
More Than 7,500 Young Philadelphians Prepare For Summer Job Program Thousands of young people between the ages of 14 and 21 were getting ready today to begin summer jobs through the partnership known as "Work Ready Philadelphia."
Phillies Co-owner Makes $16M Gift For Philadelphia SchoolkidsJohn Middleton (far right) announced that his family philanthropy is donating grant money to four institutions, including the School District of Philadelphia.
Sun Life Financial Inc. Recognizes Philadelphia Nonprofits And 3 High School Seniors As Rising StarsSun Life Financial Inc. announced Philadelphia’s Sun Life Rising Star Awards Program winners Wednesday night.