Two Philadelphia School District elementary schools will receive grants totaling $3 million to upgrade their academics as they absorb students from nearby schools that have closed.
The Philadelphia School Partnership announced Wednesday that William D. Kelley in Brewerytown and James G. Blaine in Strawberry Mansion would each receive a $1.5 million grant over several years to develop academic turnaround plans.
Grants will support turnarounds at Kelley and Blaine Elementary Schools, each of which is expanding enrollment by 50% due to nearby closing schools The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced it will invest $3 million from its Great Schools Fund to support the turnaround of two district-managed public elementary schools in North Philadelphia, William D. …
Today we announced the Great Schools Fund is investing $3 million to support the transformation of two elementary schools in North Philadelphia. The grants will help William D. Kelley and James G. Blaine elementary schools to dramatically improve academic results and serve hundreds of additional students as a result of the District’s recent school closings. …
A local nonprofit group is investing $3 million to help two Philadelphia public schools. The money is designed to help in a turnaround of the educational institutions.
The grants will be for the Kelley and Blaine Elementary schools in North Philadelphia, which are both facing a 50 percent increase in enrollment due to nearby closing schools. Mark Gleason, executive director of the Philadelphia School Partnership, which is supplying the funding, says the investment comes because the two schools have good leadership.