Mar. 24, 2014 8:30 am
In Philadelphia, about 67 percent of adults seeking literacy courses in 2014 read at a 4th-8th grade level, according to data from the Commission, the government organization that oversees the city's adult literacy efforts. The courses are geared toward learners at that level.
Mar. 4, 2014 9:30 am
The website is designed to facilitate the exchange of informations: anyone on the website can access and share anonymous patient cases. This allows more students to learn from a specific patient case than would be possible in a traditional clinic setting.
Feb. 3, 2014 9:30 am
Neil Trenk, who organizes the meetup, said he started the group to create a campus feel for people taking massive open online courses.
Dec. 23, 2013 12:30 pm
The question is whether this inevitable and exciting step toward wider access will disrupt higher education in unforeseen ways.
Dec. 10, 2013 12:30 pm
In its first year as fully-fledged public high program, the Workshop School has 92 students in the University City building that last year held the West Philly High School automotive program. With better resources and its new project-based learning structure, is the Workshop a model or an aberration?
Dec. 2, 2013 12:30 pm
After years of dismal scores on college-placement AP exams, Northeast High changed its programming, added edtech software, tablets and set new goals. What followed was new buy in from teachers, parents and students and much better scores.
Nov. 12, 2013 9:30 am
Those behind the site, including education nonprofit Philadelphia Schools Partnership, say it's an effort to streamline a complicated admissions process, but others say it feels like a move toward less school choice for families.
Nov. 4, 2013 9:00 am
Three hundred laptops will go to eight schools and 200 desktops will go to 27 recreation centers.
Oct. 31, 2013 10:30 am
The course recently completed and though still processing its impact, course instructor Dr. Darin Kapanjie, managing director of Fox Online and Digital Learning, said he was struck the similarities between the free distance learning class and other students.