Education

How to get a GED in Philly

In Philadelphia, you can get your high school equivalency with help from the city itself. Called Next Level Learning, the program connects you to classes, testing, and other support, and in some cases for free. Of course, you can go and get your high school equivalency on your own, but why not get some help? | From: The Inquirer (Read more.)

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What do Philly educators need to prepare their students for future STEM careers? A village

Access to quality and inventive STEM education is essential for today’s students to prepare for some of the most in-demand careers they’ll encounter as adults. To help their students get there, School District of Philadelphia teachers are pursuing industry partnerships, external training and sponsors to help them get their students ahead. Here’s what that work looks like. | From: Technical.ly (Read more.)

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Phillies’ analytics team launches mentorship program with HBCU member schools

McFarlane, who now is the assistant director of quantitative analysis in the Phillies’ research and development department, launched a mentorship program Monday that partners with schools in the Southwestern Athletic Conference, which is made up of historically Black colleges and universities, in hopes of increasing awareness for roles in sports analytics, he told The Inquirer. | From: The Inquirer (Read more.)