Tag: Great Schools Fund

A new vision for Neumann-Goretti High School

Yesterday we joined partners and students to celebrate our new investment in Neumann-Goretti, a Catholic high school in South Philadelphia. Watch this clip on 6ABC Action News or read about in today’s Inquirer.The $300,000 grant is supporting the leadership team’s comprehensive plan to ensure all students are prepared for success in college or careers; specifically, the school is …

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SRC votes to approve three new charters

We have some great news: Last night, the SRC voted to approve three new charter schools – Esperanza, KIPP and Russell Byers (all PSP grantees) – giving 2,000 more families the opportunity for a high-quality education. The latest votes also underscore the importance of our continued fight to put quality schools above political interests. The SRC denied nine other …

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New Public School to Open with Support of $1.8 Million Grant from PSP

The School District of Philadelphia, Drexel University and Inquiry Schools announced that Science Leadership Academy Middle School (SLA-MS) will open to fifth grade students this fall in a temporary location at Drexel’s Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships. “The new Science Leadership Academy Middle School is part of an overall strategy to create …

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Inquirer: 5 new charter schools to get $10.5M in grants

By Martha Woodall, Inquirer Staff Writer The Philadelphia School Partnership announced Wednesday that it was awarding nearly $10.5 million to help charter school operators open five schools in the fall and expand them later. The School Reform Commission approved the schools earlier this year. The operators that received the grants currently have other high-achieving schools …

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PSP Grants $10.5 Million to Help Open 5 New Charter Schools

Great Schools Fund also makes incubation grants to support 3 schools applying for new charters The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced that its Great Schools Fund will award $10.5 million to help open five new public charter schools in Philadelphia. The grants will support the startup and gradual expansion of the schools, which together …

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Inquirer: S. Phila. Catholic school to get $1.4 million grant

By Kristen A. Graham, Inquirer Staff Writer It’s a grant the pontiff would appreciate: A South Philadelphia Catholic school that serves predominantly poor immigrant students is getting $1.4 million to improve and expand. The gift to Independence Mission Schools – the network that runs St. Thomas Aquinas and 14 other former Archdiocese of Philadelphia parish …

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Our latest grant to a Catholic elementary school

Today we announced a new $1.4 million investment to support the transformation of St. Thomas Aquinas, a Catholic elementary school serving a diverse student body made up mostly of students from immigrant families in South Philadelphia. You can read about this timely news in today’s Inquirer, as Philadelphia readies for the Pope’s visit this weekend. The grant …

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PSP Invests $1.4 Million to Support Turnaround of South Philadelphia Catholic School

Grant will support the transformation of St. Thomas Aquinas, part of the Independence Mission Schools network PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced it has awarded $1.4 million from its Great Schools Fund to Independence Mission Schools (IMS) to support the transformation of St. Thomas Aquinas, a PreK-8 parish school serving 300 …

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