On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 300 third graders from the School District of Philadelphia visited Temple University to get hands-on college experience.
The grant will better prepare low-income high school students in the North Philadelphia area with the resources needed for college admission and success.
“I had the opportunity to be a part of cohort with extremely intelligent and progressive thinking students and staff as well as having amazing English Education professors that focused on instituting lessons, teaching practices and philosophies.”
Dr. Goldrick-Rab elaborates on her idea to help working class students have less debt and more opportunities if “Grades 13 and 14” are free in certain postsecondary institutions.
Kathleen Kies, EDU ’75, graciously gifts her doctoral regalia to an exceptional Temple University student.
The College of Education and Temple Teacher Residency will support an event hosted by The Fellowship: Black Educators for Social Justice on Saturday, May 6 that address the need to increase the number of African-American males that have chosen to pursue careers in education. This event is also supported by the Edcamp Foundation. The event will be held at Temple University’s Howard Gittis Student Center, 1755 N. 13th St. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.