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Created on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 09:33

Why Restorative Practices Benefit All Students

A significant percentage of the achievement gap between students of color and white students is caused by punitive discipline. As a response to this inequitable school model of punitive discipline measures, restorative practices are growing in

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Created on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 09:32

With Grammy Nominees, DASH Program Aims to Develop Philly's Next Entertainment Leaders

The DASH (Destined to Achieve Successful Heights) afterschool program is giving 20 high school students the chance to produce their own music through a 12-week program called “Songwriting 101.” The program allows students to learn about various

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2017-20 Cohort 9 RFA

Important Dates
• Letter of intent due: May 4, 2017
• Applications due: May 26, 2017
• Grant period: October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2020

The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) grant is a competitive grant that provides federal funding to establish community learning centers that provide academic, artistic and cultural enrichment opportunities for students and their families. These opportunities must occur during non-school hours or periods when school is not in session to help students attending high-poverty and low-performing schools to meet state and local standards in core academic subjects. Centers must also offer students a broad array of activities that can complement their regular academic programs, to offer literacy and other educational services to their families.