Category: General News

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Experience Students’ Winning Spoken Word and Video Works at Wawa Welcome America

By Allison Kelsey Posted: June 24, 2021

The winners of the PhillyGoes2College “I Am Philadelphia” contest are taking the stage at this year’s Wawa Welcome America Festival…

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PEF Partners with Philadelphia Foundation and Lenfest Foundation to Address Barriers to Foster Student Success

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: May 12, 2021

Youth involved in foster care experience unique challenges and barriers to educational attainment. Approximately 50% of former foster youth will…

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Explore STEM Philly Goes Virtual

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: April 23, 2021

In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week we are proud to uplift the work of our Explore STEM Philly volunteers. Explore…

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PEF Awarded More Than $250K for STEM Education and Careers

By Allison Kelsey Posted: April 13, 2021

PEF is delighted to announce that, in partnership with Chester County Intermediate Unit, JEVS Human Services, Johnson Controls, and Temple…

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I Am Philadelphia: A PhillyGoes2College and Wawa Welcome America Young Voices Contest

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: March 30, 2021

Philadelphia Education Fund and PhillyGoes2College are thrilled to announce that we are partnering with the Wawa Welcome America Festival to…

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Philly Goes 2 College Launches Refreshed and Redesigned Website

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: March 15, 2021

We are pleased to introduce you to a refreshed and redesigned! PhillyGoes2College is Philadelphia Education Fund’s online college access…

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High School and College Educators — Register for Instructional Rounds, 3/18

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 8, 2021

Instructional Rounds is a free and exciting professional learning opportunity for secondary and postsecondary educators who have an interest in…

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GSK announces over $1M for local nonprofits to increase equity in STEM education and careers

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: February 4, 2021

This morning, February 4, 2021, GSK announced over $1M for local nonprofits to increase equity in STEM education and careers,…

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We’re Hiring!

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: January 19, 2021

We’re excited to announce three new development positions: Are you an energetic and experienced fundraising professional looking to take on…

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