Daily News: Nonprofit awards $6 million to expand 2 schools, alt program

By Regina Medina, Daily News Staff Writer

THE PHILADELPHIA School Partnership, a fundraising nonprofit, awarded the district a $6 million grant yesterday to expand two district schools and one alternative program, adding 1,600 seats.

The recipients and their grants are: Hill-Freedman Middle School in East Germantown, $2.6 million; Science Leadership Academy in Center City, $1.9 million; and the Sustainability Workshop in the Navy Yard, $1.5 million.

The Sustainability Workshop is an alternative senior-year program with a project-based learning curriculum, but students also take academic classes. This fall the program becomes a school and opens with a freshman class of 30 students.

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