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21 Ways to Help Philly Schools


By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy
August 27, 2018

Philly schools start today. Do your part to make it the best year for students ever.

If you’re a parent of a Philadelphia school student, you’re probably reading this in the aftermath of the first day scramble. Hope it went well. If you’re not, well, congratulations on your bonus week of summer. But don’t get too comfy: Philly students need you.

We are in many ways on the upswing here, education-wise. That means we have a chance to really make a difference in learning and success for the thousands of young people who went back to school today or will in the coming days. You don’t need to be a teacher, or a parent, to affect the lives of Philly students. You just need to care about your city.

Here are some ideas to get you started…

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