Category: Announcements

Donors Create Jump-Start Philly Schools Fund to Reignite Learning; 15,000 Chromebooks on Way to Charter and Catholic School Students

Founding Donors Provide Nearly $4M to Help Students Participate in Online Learning Philadelphia, PA – April 2, 2020 – The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced that Philadelphia area donors have come together to launch the Jump-Start Philly Schools Fund, aimed at meeting the immediate needs of low-income students and families across the city during …

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2020 GreatPhillySchools Ratings Show More Philadelphia Schools Are Achieving High Academic Growth

Over 100 district and charter schools earned a high growth indicator   Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) announced that 2020 ratings for schools of all types – 213 public district, 98 public charter and 44 private – across Philadelphia are now available on the GreatPhillySchools website, GreatPhillySchools.org. The new ratings show 46 schools …

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$750K gift from the Horner Foundation will support PSP’s work in expanding access to great schools

Philadelphia – The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) announces the Horner Foundation has made a $750,000 gift to Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) to advance its work in improving outcomes for low-income students and responding to the demand of families by expanding access to quality schools. The Horner Foundation supports nonprofit organizations in Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay …

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Launch of the Redesigned GreatPhillySchools.org

The City’s Most Popular School Resource for Families, GreatPhillySchools.org, Gets Even Better The new website allows families to compare up to three schools side-by-side Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) announced the launch of the redesigned GreatPhillySchools (GPS) website, GreatPhillySchools.org, which still has the helpful information that over 130,000 people rely on each year, …

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PSP Career Pathway Campaign Launch

On February 25th, PSP announced the launch of a $5M campaign for 2019 to broaden career and technical education opportunities for Philadelphia’s students. PSP plans to expand our school investments to focus on creating, reimagining, and enhancing 1,500+ career pathway opportunities for in-demand careers in four sectors: Healthcare Manufacturing Construction Information Technology Part of our Career and …

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Nearly 30,000 Students Apply to Public Charter Schools in Philadelphia Using Apply Philly Charter

More than 123,000 applications submitted to 71 schools   Philadelphia – On January 28, 2019, the application window closed for families to apply to most Philadelphia charter schools for the 2019-2020 school year on one website—applyphillycharter.org—with just one application. Launched by 71 public charter schools in September, 2018, Apply Philly Charter not only provided families …

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PSP TeachPHL.org to Support City Teachers and Attract More of Them

Information and resources for aspiring and current educators on one website PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) has launched a brand new website for teachers—TeachPHL.org—with the dual aims of attracting great teachers to city schools of all types and supporting educators in their career development. For over a year, PSP engaged with teachers and leaders …

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