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Rep. James R. Roebuck, Jr.
188th Legislative District
Resources for Advancing Education
Brochure - Think You Can’t Afford College? Truth: You Can; Another Truth: College Pays Off
Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Center (PA TRAC)
-- one-stop shop for students to find out easily which credit hours can transfer to another Pa. college.
Gateway to College at the Community College of Philadelphia
-- a scholarship program for School District of Philadelphia students, ages 16 to 20, who have dropped out of school; It allows them to get back on track and earn a high school diploma while also earning college credits at the same time.
-- a public-private partnership working to help eighth- and ninth-grade students prepare for a future in college
-- a public-private partnership working to reduce the dropout rate in Philadelphia
Parent University - School District of Philadelphia
-- assists parents in supporting their children to achieve academic success.
Becoming a national-board-certified teacher
-- financial aid is available.
Troops to Teachers
-- program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.