$600,000 grant to city’s Catholic high schools

By Martha Woodall, Inquirer Staff Writer

The Philadelphia School Partnership will announce Monday that it’s giving the Faith in the Future Foundation a $600,000 planning grant to aid the eight Catholic high schools in the city.

The money will help the foundation develop strategies to increase enrollment at each of the those Catholic high schools and to design accountability systems that will help them collect and report data about their students’ academic performance.

Catholic high schools in the city enroll about 6,200 students, but have room for nearly twice that number.

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