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Why SAP hosted 70 high-schoolers at its Newtown Square HQ this month access

Mar. 24, 2016 12:14 pm

Why SAP hosted 70 high-schoolers at its Newtown Square HQ this month

The tech giant has a longstanding relationship with Philadelphia's Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship.
TechGirlz goes global access

Feb. 23, 2016 12:22 pm

TechGirlz goes global

Volunteers in Paraguay, Ukraine and Canada are spreading the TechGirlz curriculum via the nonprofit's open-source TechShopz in a Box program.
Start your tech career with these Villanova degree-completion programs access

Oct. 19, 2015 10:40 am

Start your tech career with these Villanova degree-completion programs

“Whatever you get tonight in class, you will be able to use tomorrow at work,” program director Sandra Kearney says to her students.
Protesters: Comcast should fund technology in Philly schools business

Sep. 11, 2015 5:20 pm

Protesters: Comcast should fund technology in Philly schools

As the city continues to negotiate with Comcast on its 15-year franchise agreement, activists offered a reminder Friday: many of Philly's students don't have the technology and tech training they need to succeed, and Comcast can help.
How this Drexel program is strengthening the region’s STEM pipeline access

Aug. 24, 2015 10:14 am

How this Drexel program is strengthening the region’s STEM pipeline

We visit REThink, which places local teachers in research labs over the summer. It's one way to fight the “unthinkable” lack of computer science education in U.S. schools.
Why this Philly private school just bought Chromebooks for all its students access

Aug. 18, 2015 10:34 am

Why this Philly private school just bought Chromebooks for all its students

After a two-year exploratory period, St. Joseph's Prep decided on Chromebooks for its laptop rollout. The school is charging parents an annual fee of $185 to support the initiative.
The Flatiron School ran a dev camp for teens out on the Main Line dev

Aug. 5, 2015 11:33 am

The Flatiron School ran a dev camp for teens out on the Main Line

At the pricey, two-week camp, the teens, as young as 13, learned the same curriculum as Flatiron's adult students.
How TechGirlz’s Tech Entrepreneur Camp showed the importance of community access

Jul. 30, 2015 8:29 am

How TechGirlz’s Tech Entrepreneur Camp showed the importance of community

Six groups of middle school girls spent a week learning about tech entrepreneurship and preparing for a pitch event. Here's how mentors and other community members are helping TechGirlz grow.
Why you might visit this website while drinking at a bar (and why it matters) civic

May. 19, 2015 8:27 am

Why you might visit this website while drinking at a bar (and why it matters)

A Young Involved Philadelphia and Code for Philly collabo wants to encourage more millennial civic engagement.
Scholly gets major boost from nonprofit launched by Obama access

May. 8, 2015 7:34 am

Scholly gets major boost from nonprofit launched by Obama

As a young black man who grew up in a low-income household, Scholly CEO Chris Gray said the partnership with the My Brother's Keeper Alliance is especially important to him.

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