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Scholar Spotlight: Rising Star Aslyn Anaya Planas

By Molly McQuoid Posted: July 7, 2022

Aslyn Anaya Planas was recently honored as one of PEF’s 2022 Rising Star Award winners at the Educate Philly Gala….

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PEF and Partners Land Half-Million Dollar STEM Education Grant

By Allison Kelsey Posted: 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!

What Does PEF Do? Read the Latest EdFundamentals Newsletter!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: 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

English & Math Instructors Needed for Summer Program

By Allison Kelsey Posted: 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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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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High school students in a classroom with Nursing speaker Shanear Bell in a pink head wrap.

STEM Speaker Series at Bartram High

By Allison Kelsey Posted: April 29, 2022

PEF’s College Access Program is hosting a 3-week STEM Enrichment Speaker Series for 9th and 10th-grade students at Bartram High…

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Businesses – Earn Tax Credits by Donating to PEF!

Businesses – Earn Tax Credits by Donating to PEF!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: April 26, 2022

The Philadelphia Education Fund is approved as an Educational Improvement Organization (EIO) for 2022 under the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Educational…

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College Fairs Are Back In-Person: Highlight on Kensington Creative & Performing Arts High

By Allison Kelsey Posted: April 6, 2022

by Rachel Gerberick, College Access Coordinator, Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School College fairs are an essential part of…

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The Philadelphia Education Fund is Hiring!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 30, 2022

Join our team! The Philadelphia Education Fund is looking for an Educational Scriptwriter, VP Finance/CFO, AmeriCorps Post-Secondary Persistence Fellow, and…

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1,200 High School Students to Benefit from $60K STEM Equity Grant from GSK

1,200 High School Students to Benefit from $60K STEM Equity Grant from GSK

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 22, 2022

We are glad to announce that our long partnership with GSK continues through a $60,000 STEM Equity grant for 2022….

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