Achieving the Dream announced last month that the Community College of Philadelphia will be a participant in a new initiative that will engage part-time faculty as active contributors to CCP’s reform efforts under the leadership of full-time faculty.
A partnership between the Office of Adult Education and the Mayor’s Office Of Education community schools kicked off this spring, directly providing adult ed classes for nearly 200 city residents.
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25 local middle and high school students will join thousands of journalists in covering the Democratic National Convention this week, as part of the DNC Committee’s Youth Engagement Program.
This ‘‘Colombiana,” in the good, not bad sense of the word, is influencing more the U.S. mainstream culture than Julián Castro ever would do, even if he gets the shot of being the running mate of Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton.
Dozens of volunteers from the DNCC, RealClearPolitics, CHOP, and local and national credit unions collaborate to help build a Health and Wellness Garden at CHOP’s Karabots Pediatric Care Center in West Philadelphia.
Coded by Kids is seeking applicants for a newly designed teaching fellowship that will provide project-based technology education to Philadelphia middle and high school students.
Filadelfia se ha convertido en la primera gran ciudad de los Estados Unidos en aprobar un impuesto sobre las bebidas azucaradas. El Concejo de la ciudad dio luz verde al ‘Soda Tax’ con 13 votos a favor y 4 en contra.
Today Mayor Kenney signed the sugary beverage tax into law.
From tha passing of the sugary beverage text, to a hearing on the 1996 immigration laws. It’s been a rather busy week for Philadelphia City Council.
Philadelphia se ha convertido en la primera gran ciudad de Estados Unidos en aprobar un impuesto sobre las bebidas azucaradas, con 13 votos a favor y 4 en contra.
Philadelphia has become the first American city to pass a major sugary beverage tax. The tax passed with a 13-4 vote.
Mayor Jim Kenney was joined by more than 100 pre-K students on Saturday, and their families at Philadelphia’s first Pre-K Move-Up Celebration held at the Please Touch Museum.
Last week, Olney Charter High School baseball team topped a record-breaking season by winning Philadelphia’s public league baseball championship.
Philadelphia announced yesterday its efforts in adding two Muslim holidays, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, to official holiday calendars for the school district.
Tras prestar su servicio militar en Irak, Sylvester Mobley regresó a su Filadelfia natal con algo en mente: mejorar su comunidad instruyendo a niños de barrios desfavorecidos para convertirlos en expertos en codificación.
After a tour of duty in Iraq, Sylvester Mobley came back home to Philadelphia with an idea: To improve his community by helping inner-city youth become master coders.
The Philadelphia local school community gathered together yesterday in support of Benjamin Franklin High School student Brian Burney.
La estrella y creador del musical Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda, fue el encargado de dar un impactante discurso a los graduados de la Universidad de Pensilvania.
Hamilton star and writer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, delivered an impactful speech to graduates at the University of Pennsylvania yesterday.
Former Temple University president Peter Liacouras died Thursday at the age of 85.
Up to 500 immigrant students under the programs Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or Temporary Protective Status (TPS), will be able to apply to the privately funded program.
A group of over 200 people from across the state traveled to Harrisburg to push for more funding for public schools in Pennsylvania.
On May 14, Muniz will receive his undergraduate and masters degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Alongside fellow student Sade Oba, Muniz won the 2016 President's Innovation Prize, awarded by the institution.