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Fund’s Executive Director to Step Down

Nov 4, 2017

For more coverage on Ina Lipman’s departure from CSFP after 16 years of leadership, check out this article from The Philadelphia Tribune.   

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ED Ina Lipman Weighs In on Planned SRC Demise

Nov 3, 2017

Philadelphia’s School Reform Commission will vote in November to dissolve itself and return governing authority to the School District of Philadelphia. What does this mean for Philadelphia’s students? CSFP’s Executive Director Ina Lipman praises the decision in this article from Generocity.

 

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After 16 Years, CSFP’s Executive Director Steps Aside

Oct 26, 2017

It is with bittersweet feelings that we announce that Ina Lipman will be stepping down as Executive Director after 16 phenomenal years with CSFP!  “I had gotten the organization to the place that I more than envisioned, and we’re at the point where we know what our next steps are going to be and not just…

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CSFP and Great Philly Schools Team up to Host Philly K-8 School Fair

Sep 25, 2017

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia and Great Philly Schools are partnering to host the Philly K-8 School Fair. The free event, which features representatives from over 100 private, charter and district schools in Philadelphia is scheduled for October 7, from 10 AM – 2 PM at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School. Learn more about the school fair…

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NBC10 Covers CSFP’s Application Launch

Sep 21, 2017

Over 850 parents and children joined CSFP to kick off our application season. NBC10 has the scoop. 

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6ABC Action News Attends CSFP’s Application Launch

Sep 21, 2017

CSFP release applications for 2,000 new, four-year scholarships on September 20, 2017. Mayor Kenney joined us to kick off application season at the National Constitution Center. 

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These Two Sisters Aren’t Afraid to Get Messy If It Means Better Schools for Philadelphia’s Kids

Aug 23, 2017

Sisters Quibila Divine and Sylvia Simms have been working to bring quality education to Philadelphia children for decades. With experience advocating for children within and outside of the School District of Philadelphia, these sisters have not always received positive press. Yet their parent-forward, boots-on-the-ground approach has brought change to Philadelphia, as detailed in this Education Post article. 

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College-Bound CSFP Alumni Honored for Achievements

Jul 18, 2017

Two college-bound CSFP alumni received scholarships at the June Student Awards Ceremony. With the help of a CSFP scholarship, Tatyana Lowry and Christopher Driggins attended quality K-8th grade schools, and despite many setbacks, went on to excel in high school and are now preparing to pursue their dreams in college. Both students are shining examples…

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Former CSFP Students Receive College Scholarships

Jul 7, 2017

How does a quality early education pave the way for a bright future? Just ask these three former CSFP students who received a college scholarship at the Student Award Ceremony in June. These recent high school graduates are headed to college in the fall and already have many accomplishments to list on their resumes. Read more about their journeys in the Northeast Times

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Insurer Honored for Supporting Low-Income Families

Jun 29, 2017

CSFP was delighted to honor Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company as our Corporate Citizen of the Year at our annual Student Award Ceremony earlier this month. We were also delighted to have CSFP Board Member and Colonial Penn President Joel Schwartz accept the award on his company’s behalf. The Jewish Exponent has more on the Ceremony and award.

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