Counselors do weekly check-ins with students, offering emotional support and academic advice.
The event, which promises a surprise keynote speaker, will take place June 9.
The show is the result of Bridges to Wealth, a program that brings together University of Pennsylvania and high school students in after-school clubs.
Counselors say the shutdown creates new challenges for students, especially for those who must overcome financial and social hurdles to succeed.
The prize is for accomplished students who stay in Philadelphia for college.
Participating organizations discuss their programs to reconnect youth to school and workforce training.
Most community colleges in counties with above-average poverty also have above-average tuition costs.
Another milestone: the first group from the six-year-old College Connection program graduated college this year.
Sixty students from 22 District schools throughout the city spent their senior year taking courses at CCP.
Faculty workloads and healthcare contributions were at the heart of the divide.
Panel discussion about Philadelphia’s need for school counselors to follow movie
Two high school graduates share their experiences navigating scholarships and colleges.
Overall risk to college opportunity is moderate, according to a Penn Graduate School of Education study.
Colleges are not planning any changes yet in light of the repeal of federal guidelines.
Philadelphia Education Fund teaches high schoolers about financial aid and paying for college.
PA Promise would give scholarships to Pennsylvania residents whose income is less than $110,000 per year
It sets out goals for a career pathway system using “multiple linked and aligned programs.”
Parkway Center City is Philadelphia’s first high school where students can also earn an associate’s degree. The teens started their college courses this week.
The #ReachHigherPhilly event was part of former First Lady Michelle Obama’s initiative.
Two professors from Temple and two from the University of Pennsylvania were singled out for “advancing leftist propaganda.”
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