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Fostering College Readiness Trip to West Chester University’s Promise Program 

Fostering College Readiness Trip to West Chester University’s Promise Program 

By JC Posted: May 10, 2023

National surveys suggest that, although youth with experience in the foster care system are no less motivated than their peers,…

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CAP Students Enjoy 9th Grade Experience at Longwood Gardens

CAP Students Enjoy 9th Grade Experience at Longwood Gardens

By JC Posted: February 24, 2023

On February 23, nearly 100 students from six high schools in the Philadelphia Education Fund’s (PEF) College Access Program (CAP)…

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Middle/High Afterschool STEM Fellows Program Professional Development Opportunity

Middle/High Afterschool STEM Fellows Program Professional Development Opportunity

By JC Posted: January 4, 2023

Participation in out-of-school time (OST) programs, especially in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) has been shown to be beneficial…

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Lincoln University Awards Six CAP Students Admission and Scholarships During Campus Visit

Lincoln University Awards Six CAP Students Admission and Scholarships During Campus Visit

By JC Posted: December 14, 2022

PEF proudly announces that six Frankford High School College Access Program (CAP) students received on-site admission and scholarships to Lincoln…

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College Access Counselor Brandi Ashley Receives Full Sponsorship to NACAC Conference by Swarthmore College

College Access Counselor Brandi Ashley Receives Full Sponsorship to NACAC Conference by Swarthmore College

By JC Posted: December 6, 2022

In September 2022, Philadelphia Education Fund’s College Access Program (CAP) Coordinator Brandi Ashley attended the National Association for College Admission…

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High school seniors in caps and gowns jumping with celebration at graduating.

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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High school students outside at Temple University by a sculpture.

KCAPA Students Experience Life at Temple University

By Allison Kelsey Posted: November 4, 2022

Seventeen College Access students from Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School got a taste of college life at Temple…

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Graduation mortarboard with text on it My $105,000 Hat.

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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Apply by 9/28 for Our Elementary & Middle School After School STEM Fellows Program

By Allison Kelsey Posted: September 20, 2022

PEF’s Elementary/Middle Afterschool STEM Fellows Program is a professional development series designed for School District of Philadelphia (SDP) elementary and…

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