creating the conditions

PSAP Position Paper Details Disparity in Academic Performance in Philadelphia Public Schools

Data show economically disadvantaged students are unequally served by two very different systems of schools within the city; PSAP recommends reforms PHILADELPHIA, PA – Using recently released School Performance Profiles (SPP) from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Philadelphia School Advocacy Partners (PSAP), an organization started by the Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP), today submitted to the …

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Philadelphia Inquirer: District, Catholic, charter schools share applications

For the first time, students applying to high school at Philadelphia School District, charter, and Catholic schools will be able to start the process with similar one-page applications, Mayor Nutter's Office of Education announced.

The forms were developed by the district, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Charter Schools for Excellence, and other organizations that are members of the Great Schools Compact.

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Giving more families access to great schools

It’s been only three months since Scholar Academies began to turnaround Kenderton Elementary, and they are already making tremendous progress partnering with parents to ensure students are on the path to college: Over 60% of families at Kenderton attended the first report card night, a huge increase from last year and a testament to Scholar …

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Philadelphia Inquirer: On-the-job training program for Phila. principals to announce first group

Who wants to be a principal in Philadelphia?

Plenty of people, apparently - even amid a backdrop of budget cuts, school closings, and tough contract negotiations.

A new, on-the-job training program for Philadelphia public, charter, and parochial school leaders has selected its first crop of "transformational" principals, and is scheduled to be formally announced Friday.

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