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Read by 4th's Parent Council Looking for Liaisons

Read by 4th’s Parent Council Looking for Liaisons

Read by 4th’s Parent Council is a volunteer group of parents and caregivers who offer advice about how the Read by 4th Campaign can help ALL children read on grade level. We are looking for parent leaders who are passionate about being actively engaged in their child's education; are interested in learning more, doing more,...
You Can Now Use Your EBT/SNAP Benefits to get Groceries Delivered From Your Couch!

You Can Now Use Your EBT/SNAP Benefits to get Groceries Delivered From Your Couch!

Eat Right Philly is here to help you “Choose a Healthier You” in 2021! Half the battle is making the healthy choice the easy choice. And online grocery shopping and delivery is one of the easiest ways to get healthy food into your home. You can now use your EBT/SNAP benefits to order groceries online,...
Choose a Healthier You in 2021!

Choose a Healthier You in 2021!

We are all home more than ever, and we’ve all noticed an increase in our snacking habits. However, instead of getting down on ourselves and feeling guilty, we want to encourage you to make the most of your snacks and choose to add in nutrients and balance! Try these tips to revamp snack time for...
January 2021 SAC Tip of the Month: Taking SAC Meeting Minutes

January 2021 SAC Tip of the Month: Taking SAC Meeting Minutes

Utilizing various online platforms throughout the city, School Advisory Councils (SACs) have been virtually meeting across our District schools. As a group of school stakeholders come together to discuss relevant school topics, there may often be many strands of thoughts, questions, and opinions that are presented. A good way to consolidate these different thoughts can...
Jay Cooke Elementary School: Meeting Families Where They Are

Jay Cooke Elementary School: Meeting Families Where They Are

If there’s been any constant during this pandemic time, it seems to be the fact that things are constantly changing, and we all need to roll with the punches. At Jay Cooke Elementary School, the administration has applied this open-minded approach to engaging with their families. The school staff and administrators at Jay Cooke wanted...
Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective – A New $10 M Program to Increase Diversity in Students Pursuing STEM Careers

Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective – A New $10 M Program to Increase Diversity in Students Pursuing STEM Careers

The Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective (PSEC) is a $10 million, 10 year commitment by a global healthcare company, GSK, focused on increasing the number of women, Black/African American, and Latinx Philadelphia students to overcome obstacles to their pursuit of careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  The PSEC, established in January 2020,  will work...