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Career-Connected Learning Goes Virtual

2 Schools Funded by Grant from PSP Pivot from Planned Internships to Online Career Panels Last month, students from Swenson Arts and Technology High School had the opportunity to interact virtually with a pediatric surgeon from St. Christopher’s Hospital and a Burn Care Unit nurse from the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. The students asked …

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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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Twice as Many Schools in the Top Two Performance Tiers and Half as Many in the Lowest Tier as Several Years Ago, Continuing a Steady Trend

The Philadelphia School District recently released its School Progress Report (SPR), which grades every public school in the city—216 traditional public and 87 charters—on its overall performance in 2018-19 and places each of them in one of four performance tiers. Overall, schools continued their modest but steady improvement based on the district’s measurements over the …

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Faced with “Challenge,” Parkway students find solutions

Students Help Companies Solve Problems Impact of PSP’s Support What is a great school? Effective schools come in different shapes and sizes, but they ultimately prepare students for what comes after. Whether students pursue college or a career, the best schools give them the learning skills, and the confidence, to succeed. With that in mind, …

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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 …

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