Category: Announcements

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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PSP Statement on the New Philadelphia Board of Education Members

Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) issued the following statement on Mayor Jim Kenney’s appointments to the new Philadelphia Board of Education: “A school board fulfills a role of great importance, because a city’s children are its future. A successful board will keep its eyes on the horizon and on the interests of its nonvoting constituents—the …

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GreatPhillySchools Releases 2018 School Ratings and Profiles with New Enhancements Based on Feedback from Families

Schools with ‘High Academic Growth’ are Highlighted with a New Indicator Philadelphia, PA – Today, GreatPhillySchools (GPS) updated its ratings for around 400 schools of all types – public district, public charter and private – across Philadelphia. GPS has made several enhancements to its ratings methodology based on analysis, and parent and educator input. On …

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