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Lower Price Hill wins $6MM in New Markets Tax Credits from LISC

Local Initiatives Support Coalition (LISC) has chosen Education Matters to receive a portion of its New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) award. Notably, Lower Price Hill was one of only five communities nationwide to be chosen by LISC for this investment. The NMTCs will be utilized by Educat
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Jen Walters’ Story: Why it Matters

It is often surprising for me, at this point in my life- as a CEO of a thriving non-profit, an attorney, and a mother to three very active children- to look back and realize how easily none of this could have been mine. On paper, it shouldn’t have been. I came from a family where even
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What’s in a Name?

Over the past five years our organization has undergone a period of exciting growth and transformation. We have worked hard to strengthen our education programs to ensure we are doing our best to change lives through education. As we strengthened our work, we began to expand our role
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Lower Price Hill Community School Unveils New Name and Branding

Lower Price Hill Community School (LPHCS), founded as an adult learning center in 1971 in response to the alarming dropout rate in the Lower Price Hill community, has announced that it has a new name and new branding. In response to growing community needs, and the closure of a number
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Christine

Christine has been working toward earning her GED for more than 10 years off and on, due to being busy raising her three children as a single mother working full-time. She has always doubted herself when learning because she was afraid she was not smart enough to succeed. She feared s
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Kimmi

Kimmi has defied all of the odds stacked against her in life. In high school she became a single mom and lost her strongest support system when her father passed away. She was heartbroken and afraid, but she knew nothing could stop her from staying in school. Kimmi had seen other teen
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