Category: PSP in the News

How PSP is Supporting Families in Choosing Their Great School

Philadelphia Families Want the Opportunity to Find Great Schools for Their Children Over 153,000 students exercise school choice everyday The Philadelphia Inquirer recently ran a series of opinions on school choice and wanted a fact-based op-ed about the state of choice in the city from a credible source, so they turned to Philadelphia School Partnership …

Read more

Pennsylvania’s charter sector needs a scalpel, not a sledgehamme

Mark Gleason is the Executive Director of Philadelphia School Partnership Thomas B. Fordham Institute – Flypaper 9.4.2019 Pennsylvania’s Democratic Governor Tom Wolf garnered headlines recently when he announced vague plans for taking funding away from the state’s public charter schools. He also described charters as benefiting from an unlevel playing field for accountability and transparency. …

Read more

Notebook: KIPP gets $945,000 grant for expansion this fall

The Philadelphia School Partnership announced it will award $945,000 to KIPP Philadelphia for the startup of the organization’s latest school, set to open this fall in North Philadelphia. KIPP North will contain an elementary and middle school, though KIPP Philadelphia treats those as separate schools to get access to an additional $300,000 grant from the …

Read more