The nonprofit’s El Futuro site in the Italian Market, serving mostly the Mexican-American community, has only grown in importance since Donald Trump was elected president.
Ninety-two schools in the district are virtual because of staffing shortages, and while in-person learning is the goal, the way there still has some turns.
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A report from New Georgetown University has shown that within states with high levels of education such as Colorado, Latinos continue to be left behind.
Un reporte de la New Georgetown University ha demostrado que dentro de estados como Colorado, con altos niveles de educación, los Latinos siguen quedándose atrás.
El centro de asesoramiento multilingüe del Distrito Escolar inauguró el lunes pasado su séptimo programa anual de inscripciones y asesoramiento especial para estudiantes y familias que no tienen el inglés como primera lengua.
Camp Noah, run by St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, aims to help 50 children displaced by Hurricanes Irma and Maria heal from their trauma while having fun.
On July 31, young people who have been working as interns this summer at over 60 community-based organizations throughout the city, including Concilio in North Philly, demonstrated the professional skills and knowledge they’ve built.
This week, the School District’s Multilingual Access Center kicked off its seventh annual Special Registration and Assessment program for students and families who speak a language other than English.
A new website and lesson resource guide gives teachers the necessary resources to be able to teach students about the social and historical context of Central American immigration.
Puerto Rican education advocate Leticia Egea-Hinton is an integral part of the School District’s historic transition to local control.
Conoce a Leticia Egea-Hinton: Esta líder puertorriqueña es parte integral de la histórica transición del Distrito Escolar a control local.
On Monday, the nine representatives who assumed local control of the School District on July 1 introduced themselves to the community and decided on their governance structure.
More Philadelphia young people than ever before will be interning with over 25 city agencies this summer through the Work Ready program, managed by the Philadelphia Youth Network.
The week-long free program, to be held in Harrisburg in August, was established by Governor Wolf and Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessman to encourage more young people to enter the banking industry throughout Pennsylvania.
Un programa empezado por la Fiscalía del Distrito en 2012 sigue cambiando vidas de personas que cometieron crímenes no violentos por primera vez, ofreciéndoles la posibilidad de obtener un título académico en lugar de cumplir con una sentencia de prisión.
The PHLpreK program from the Mayor’s Office of Education will have 1,200 seats open for this upcoming school year, available in over 80 centers across the city.
El programa PHLprek, de la Oficina de Educación del Alcalde, ofrece 1,200 plazas en más de 80 centros escolares de Filadelfia para el próximo curso escolar.
A partnership between the Office of Adult Education and the Mayor’s Office Of Education community schools kicked off this spring, directly providing adult ed classes for nearly 200 city residents.
A program started by the city’s District Attorney Office in 2012 continues to change lives, allowing some first-time nonviolent felony offenders to choose a diploma instead of a prison sentence.
Researchers from University of California at Santa Cruz discuss the educational needs of Latino, immigrant, and disadvantaged youth
Académicos de la Universidad de California en Santa Cruz discuten las necesidades educativas de los inmigrantes latinos en las escuelas.
An undocumented student at La Salle shares her fight to achieve a higher education degree.
Una estudiante indocumentada de La Salle nos cuenta sus problemas para poder finalizar un grado de educación superior.
During a visit to AL DÍA on May 17, Chilean university president and scholar Dr. Ignacio Sánchez discussed international student exchange, the women’s movement in Chile, and more before receiving an honorary degree from Drexel University College of Medicine at their commencement ceremony the following day.
Mexican American writer and professor Maria Alma Gonzalez Perez is the author of "¡Todos a comer!", a book aimed to help teaching students the importance of developing bi-literacy.
Maria Alma Gonzalez Perez, escritora y profesora mexicano-americana nacida en Texas, es la autora de un libro para estimular a los alumnos de primaria de los Estados Unidos a aprender el español a la vez que descubren la deliciosa cocina mexicana.