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Higher Education: What Will it Look Like in Five Years?

April 11, 2019 / Comments Off on Higher Education: What Will it Look Like in Five Years?

ESI is using April to highlight our work with higher education institutions. We value and take great pride in our work with colleges and universities. Our report with Campus Philly, Philadelphia Renaissance: College student retention drives growth in the city and the region, was released yesterday. Click here for more info. We are currently doing […]

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Higher Education

Campus Philly Releases “Philadelphia Renaissance: College student retention drives growth in the city and region”

April 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Campus Philly Releases “Philadelphia Renaissance: College student retention drives growth in the city and region”

ESI assisted Campus Philly in developing its new report summarizing the impacts of retaining graduates from area colleges and universities on Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Released during its stakeholders conference “Young, Smart, and Local” April 9th, the report sets a course for higher ed and talent retention as an economic development strategy. Econsult Solutions […]

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Universities are Important Engines for Equitable Growth

October 26, 2018 / Comments Off on Universities are Important Engines for Equitable Growth

Many cities that had to swim against the tide of economic decline for the entire second half of the previous century are now faced with a different but no less difficult problem, which is to figure out how to achieve growth that benefits all people. With significant economic success seems to come crushing inequity, persistent poverty, […]

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A Close-Up Look at China’s National Education Strategy

July 13, 2018 / Comments Off on A Close-Up Look at China’s National Education Strategy

“Education is no longer a matter of knowledge and skills…It is also, more importantly, a matter of values, attitudes, ethics, and morality.” (Quote from Ministry of Education representative, April 28, 2018) In April, I was fortunate to join the inaugural 10-person cohort of the UPenn Graduate School of Education’s Senior Leaders China Seminar, getting an intensive, up-close […]

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Making a Lasting Social Impact: The Importance of Early Childhood

July 6, 2018 / Comments Off on Making a Lasting Social Impact: The Importance of Early Childhood

Quality early childhood programs have proven to be valuable for helping young children become school-ready and more successful in school and life. The evidence is especially clear that both quality pre/post-natal home visiting and pre-K schooling make substantial differences in opportunity, a child’s ability to adapt socio-emotionally, perform at grade level, graduate from high school, […]

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Behind the Scenes of Game On Philly!

June 29, 2018 / Comments Off on Behind the Scenes of Game On Philly!

Over the past year, Econsult Solutions has been fortunate to have the opportunity to work with the Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) to support the Philadelphia Task Force on Sports Based Youth Development. The Task Force, chaired by David Montgomery of the Phillies, City Managing Director Michael DiBerardinis, and City Chief Education Officer Otis Hackney, […]

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