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PSP invests $3 million in turnaround of two public schools

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. …

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Superintendent Hite: “Double Win”

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. …

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Nonprofit directing $3 million to two schools in North Philly

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.

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Phila. school group plans $4.7M in grants

The Philadelphia School Partnership will announce Thursday grants totaling $4.7 million to help high-performing charter schools expand and a nonprofit develop a new high school with the School District.

"What is exciting about this [funding] round is that it shows the many different ways that the fund is available to invest in expanding access to great schools," Mark Gleason, the partnership's executive director, said Wednesday.

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PSP invests $3.8 million in creation and expansion of great schools

Four schools receive grants from the Great Schools Fund for the transformation and creation of over 2,200 seats in high-quality schools for Philadelphia students The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) announced today that it has awarded $3.8 million to four school operators with a track record of providing high-quality education. The grants from its Great Schools …

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Investing nearly $5 million in ten schools

Today we announced the Great Schools Fund will invest $4.7 million in high-quality Philadelphia schools so they can serve 2,000 additional students. As PSP executive director Mark Gleason says in today’s Inquirer: “What is exciting about this [funding] round is that it shows the many different ways that the fund is available to invest in …

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PSP invests $4.7 million in the expansion of high-quality schools

Grants from Great Schools Fund will create seats for 2,000 more Philadelphia students to attend high-quality schools The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced it will invest $4.7 million in grants from its Great Schools Fund to support the incubation and growth of high-performing K-12 public and private schools in Philadelphia. To date, the Fund …

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Three new investments in public schools

Yesterday we announced $6 million in grants to help expand three high-performing and innovative public schools. You can read about on the front page of today’s Inquirer. We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: it’s not about school type, it’s about school quality. Hill-Freedman, Science Leadership Academy, and the Workshop School have great …

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