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KWHS and Aberdeen Announce the Winners of the 2012-2013 Investment Competition

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PHILADELPHIA, May 8, 2013 – Knowledge@Wharton High School and Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. (“Aberdeen”), a global asset management firm with U.S. headquarters in Philadelphia, are pleased to announce that William W. Bodine High School of Philadelphia and Montgomery Blair High … Continue reading 

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PwC and Knowledge@Wharton High School Seminar Engages New Cohort of High School Educators Committed to Strengthening Business and Financial Leadership

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Teachers, principals and administrators gathered at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania on Oct. 25, 26 and 27 for a one-of-a-kind professional development opportunity designed to enhance their ability to instill critical lessons in leadership, entrepreneurship, business and financial responsibility in the classroom.

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Philadelphia High School Students Are Winning Portfolio Managers

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A group of aspiring financial wizards got to experience the inner workings of an asset management firm on June 1, when 15 high school students and their teachers arrived at the offices of Aberdeen Asset Management in downtown Philadelphia. The students, representing IMHOTEP Charter School, MAST Community Charter and Furness High School – all located in Philadelphia – were among the top-performing teams in the Knowledge@Wharton High School Philadelphia Investment Competition, sponsored by Aberdeen.

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Philadelphia Students Meet Mayor Nutter

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April, 2012 Four Philadelphia School district high school students attended a most unique after-school activity last week. Kevin Gonzalez, Vincent Carambo, Ivann Anderson and Kimberley Stennet, juniors at Bodine High School in Philadelphia, went to City Hall on April 18 … Continue reading 

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Tapping the Entrepreneurial Spirit of Miami-Dade High School Students

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Miami-Dade, FL (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS), a member of the Wharton School’s Knowledge@Wharton network at the University of Pennsylvania, hosted an Entrepreneurship Competition for high school students in Miami-Dade Public Schools. The Entrepreneurship Competition began on … Continue reading 

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Social Media Entrepreneurship Competition: KWHS Looks to Philly High School Students for Solutions

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The Wharton School’s Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) hosted its first-ever Social Media Entrepreneurship Competition for Philadelphia School District high school students in December and January. The mission of KWHS, a member of the Knowledge@Wharton global network, is to promote global … Continue reading 

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School District of Philadelphia Selected to Join Knowledge@Wharton High School Global Leaders Network

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Philadelphia, PA – November, 2011— The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces that the School District of Philadelphia has accepted an invitation to become the first member of Knowledge@Wharton High School’s (KWHS) Global Leaders Network.  Knowledge@Wharton High School … Continue reading 

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High School Students on the Wharton Campus: Class Is in Session

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An enthusiastic group of Philadelphia high school students clamored into a lecture hall on the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania campus on July 5 for the kick-off of the Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) Business, Entrepreneurship & Leadership program. The students … Continue reading 

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