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

By Peg McCool 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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College Access Program Brings the Celebration to Olney Charter High Seniors

By Allison Kelsey Posted: June 19, 2020

Each May, PEF’s College Access Coordinators organize a moving medallion celebration to cap off their students’ journey of learning, hard…

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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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Calling all career professionals! Volunteer to mentor a young person this summer

By Peg McCool Posted: June 9, 2020

Are you inspired to give back this summer? Looking for a virtual volunteer experience? Sign up to serve as a…

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Our Hope Resides In Our Students

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: June 3, 2020

From the President and Staff of PEF   The events of the past weeks serve to shine a light on…

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Put Your Online Shopping to Charitable Use

By Farah Jimenez Posted: May 30, 2020

During this pandemic, so many of us are shopping online more than ever. Thanks to Amazon Smile, now you can…

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PEF TRIO Director Named to Adjunct Faculty at Penn

By Peg McCool Posted: May 29, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Jared Epler, Director of PEF’s TRIO College Access Program, will teach “Career Counseling and …

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ICYMI: Listen to “College Affordability Traps and Solutions” Education First Compact

By Peg McCool Posted: May 28, 2020

The Philadelphia Education Fund is on the front lines of the college affordability issue, working closely with Philadelphia’s most vulnerable…

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America’s Mayor to Weigh In at PEF’s Educate Philly on June 18th

By Farah Jimenez Posted: May 19, 2020

Last year’s Educate Philly drew a sell-out audience at the Union League of Philadelphia. This year, there’s plenty of room…as…

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McKinney Center Director Selected for State Science Standards Committee

By Nancy Peter Posted: May 19, 2020

We are pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Nancy Peter, Director of PEF’s McKinney Center Director of STEM Education,…

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