K – 12

K - 12, Non-profits, Volunteering

The Reading Road: Guiding Youth Along the Path to Literacy

Penn Reading Initiative (PRI) is a volunteer-based program dedicated to increasing literacy of struggling elementary students at underfunded schools in West Philadelphia. While several organizations at Penn work with youth in West Philly, PRI is unique in its mission and curriculum.  PRI utilizes a curriculum called the Reading Road, which was developed […]

Education, Health, K - 12, Mental Health, Policy, Teaching, Uncategorized, Wellness

School Climate: Creating Spaces Conducive to Children’s Learning

We often talk about a student’s love of learning as being crucial for their success in school. But what about their love of school itself? In recent years, educators have begun thinking more and more about the impact that a school’s feeling can have on how well children perform, something […]