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Category: Early Learning

Eagles share good character playbook with Vineland students

Deborah Marko, Vineland Daily Journal Published 10:03 p.m. ET Oct. 22, 2018 | Updated 10:48 p.m. ET Oct. 22, 2018 VINELAND – Character education lessons usually...

First Quarter for Literacy with Chris Long

At United Way, we’re working to end intergenerational poverty—and fighting for youth success is a critical strategy in empowering more families, for this generation and...

Fueled for Success

Pencils, erasers, notebooks, markers. Back to school season is upon us, and parents everywhere are checking all the necessary supplies off their children’s list. But...

Helping Kids Succeed With Backpack-a-Thon

As summer comes to an end and kids head back to school, the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Cradles to...

Schools Partner With Children’s Hospital for Telehealth Visits

A trip to the nurse’s office connected 13-year-old Kayla to a doctor without leaving school, thanks to a pilot school-telehealth program.  Children’s Hospital Association, August...

Home visits from education experts are improving outcomes for Philly kids in poverty

Home visits from education experts are improving outcomes for Philly kids in poverty

Help Kids Afford School Essentials With One Text

John Emge, the vice president and regional executive director for the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, sat down with NBC10’s Erin...

Supporting Our Schools: What Is It and How Can I Help?

Published at 11:49 PM EDT on Jul 21, 2018 By NBC10 Staff Too often students and teachers are forced to put the brakes on learning because...

Pre-K works, so why not in PA?

In a study comparing 30 states, Pennsylvania ranked 18th in investing in high-quality, publicly funded Pre-K. Research shows that quality early childhood education improves long-term...

Program supporting kids from pre-k to third grade linked to higher rates of secondary attainment

Updated: JANUARY 29, 2018 — 3:46 PM EST, by Anita Kulick, President & CEO, Educating Communities for Parenting Education is the key to a better life. It’s as...

Read to Succeed: Supporting Students from Chapter One

Just how important is the ability to read on grade level by the end of third grade? The reality is that reading success at the...