Cathey White, transition coordinator for College Access, and Vaneeda Days, scholarship coordinator for Philadelphia Scholars, participated in a live web chat from the 6ABC studio and discussed finding and saving money for college.
The Philadelphia Education Fund has announced the addition of seven new civic leaders to its Board of Directors: Judith Gay, Don Haskin, Lucy Kerman, Deborah O'Brien, Siobhan Reardon, Mark Silow and Kirby Smith.
In July 2011, Executive Director Carol Fixman was featured on NBC's 10! Show along with United Way of Southeastern PA President and CEO Jill Michal. They discussed the Diplomas Now program and the importance of mentors for students.
On March 11, the Philadelphia Education Fund and 12 partner organizations issued a statement in support of school funding. In the statement, we urge state officials to maintain strong funding to school districts. There is no better investment in our city, our region, and our state.