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Why these Science Leadership Academy students are #MoreThanATest civic

Apr. 15, 2015 9:02 am

Why these Science Leadership Academy students are #MoreThanATest

A group of high schoolers launched a website to “show the public all the ways that students’ lives, passions, and experiences cannot be evaluated by high stakes standardized testing.”
These teachers are building a social network for parents with kids in cyber schools business

Apr. 8, 2015 11:10 am

These teachers are building a social network for parents with kids in cyber schools

How two Philly public school alumni found themselves iterating alongside eight other edtech startups.
See how the ‘BambieBotz’ robotics club is getting girls interested in STEM access

Apr. 3, 2015 8:04 am

See how the ‘BambieBotz’ robotics club is getting girls interested in STEM

Watch this video from a recent robotics competition.
Here’s what it takes to run the Philadelphia School District’s IT network dev

Mar. 26, 2015 12:45 pm

Here’s what it takes to run the Philadelphia School District’s IT network

On a fraction of the budget that a private company (or even other school districts) might have, 20 IT staffers are quietly maintaining one of the city's largest networks. For school districts, it's also one of the nation's fastest, according to a recent report.
How schools across the Philadelphia School District are building a tech culture civic

Mar. 25, 2015 12:56 pm

How schools across the Philadelphia School District are building a tech culture

Schools across the district are using their limited tech resources to innovate on the classroom experience, create collaborative learning opportunities and introduce students to STEM.
At Venturef0rth’s ‘Tuck Into Tech,’ students and techies cook crepes access

Mar. 10, 2015 7:29 am

At Venturef0rth’s ‘Tuck Into Tech,’ students and techies cook crepes

Cooking then led to career talk. The coworking space hosted the event, which was organized by culinary-arts nonprofit Kitchen Cred and IT-training nonprofit Tech Impact.
Brett Mandel says education shouldn’t be the next mayor’s main concern. He’s wrong civic

Feb. 26, 2015 11:16 am

Brett Mandel says education shouldn’t be the next mayor’s main concern. He’s wrong

While he's right to encourage a discussion of a broad swath of issues, he's wrong to completely discount the mayor's impact on public education.
Will Philly technologists send their kids to city schools? access

Feb. 25, 2015 11:41 am

Will Philly technologists send their kids to city schools?

Retaining tech talent: It used to be about brain drain. Now it's about city schools.
Why Philly’s mayoral candidates shouldn’t prioritize education civic

Feb. 20, 2015 11:47 am

Why Philly’s mayoral candidates shouldn’t prioritize education

Brett Mandel, the former candidate for City Controller, says the mayoral candidates should focus on issues they can actually affect.
US2020 program brings STEM mentorship to Philly middle schoolers access

Feb. 6, 2015 10:28 am

US2020 program brings STEM mentorship to Philly middle schoolers

Two city departments are spearheading the 8-week program, where students from South Philly's Chester A. Arthur School meet weekly with top technologists in the Nutter administration.

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