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PEF and Partners Land Half-Million Dollar STEM Education Grant

By Allison KelseyPosted: July 1, 2022

In conjunction with fiscal agent Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit, PEF secured a 2-year, $500,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of...

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What Does PEF Do? Read the Latest EdFundamentals Newsletter!

By Allison KelseyPosted: June 9, 2022

The Spring 2002 edition of our biannual print newsletter is out, featuring stories about our organization, programs, and especially our...

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English & Math Instructors Needed for Summer Program

By Allison KelseyPosted: May 24, 2022

The Philadelphia Education Fund is looking for instructors to lead a 4-week summer academic enrichment program. The program’s tentative target...

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Philadelphia is the nation’s poorest big city and ranks 92nd out of 100 US cities in college attainment.

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Job growth in STEM careers outpaced non-STEM jobs by 300%.