Category: Education Conversations

Equity in Education Funding - January's Education First Compact Speaker Series

Equity in Education Funding – January’s Education First Compact Speaker Series

By Elizabeth Isanuk Posted: January 19, 2024

Are We There Yet? The Mechanics and Politics of Arriving at Equity in Education Funding The Pennsylvania Constitution (Article 3, Section…

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What does it take to Graduate in PA? December’s Education First Compact

By JC Posted: November 18, 2022

The Commonwealth passed a law in 2018 that changed high school graduation requirements starting with 2023 graduates. At the time, it was expected…

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The Student Loan Crisis — November’s Education First Compact Event

By Allison Kelsey Posted: October 17, 2022

Over their lifetime, a college graduate will earn an average of $1 million more than a high school graduate. This fact…

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The Great Teacher Resignation -- the Next Education First Compact on Oct 13

The Great Teacher Resignation — the Next Education First Compact on Oct 13

By Allison Kelsey Posted: October 3, 2022

Join us for the October 13th session of the Philadelphia Education Fund’s monthly conversation series, Education First Compact. The Great…

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Lunch plans on 6/16? Join us at EDUCATE PHILLY!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: May 12, 2022

Blog readers, we’re inviting you to lunch on June 16th at the Union League. Much more than lunch, it’s our…

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PEF's Latina College Access Counselors On Imposter Syndrome

PEF’s Latina College Access Counselors On Imposter Syndrome

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 15, 2022

“This college is wrong for me.” “I don’t belong.” “I’m not as smart or talented as everyone else here.” Imposter…

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Register by Friday 3/11 for Aligning High School & College Rubrics

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 7, 2022

The Philadelphia Education Fund is pleased to invite high school and college teachers to a professional development session facilitated by…

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The Philly School District’s Budget with Uri Monson, CFO, on July 9

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: June 22, 2020

What does it look like to plan for a school district budget in the midst of a global pandemic? That…

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Meet Garrett Graff, Educate Philly Panelist, This Thursday, 6/18

By Allison Kelsey Posted: June 16, 2020

Joining our Educate Philly – The Media and Education panel of Ed Rendell and Tamala Edwards is a leading voice…

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