In case you missed it, we want to share the news and photos of the hundreds of parents who rallied yesterday for the chance to put their child in a better school: School choice advocates rally for greater charter expansion in Philadelphia, WHYY We were struck by the words of mother Toya Algarin, whose son …
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.
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 …