Tag: Great Schools Fund

Today’s News: Our latest grant to a high-quality school

We celebrated the first day of school today at Mastery Frederick Douglass by announcing a $1.5 million grant to support the school’s continued transformation. You can read about the announcement in today’s Inquirer. Our grant to Douglass is an investment in two of the pillars critical to making Philadelphia a city of great schools: high standards and …

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PSP Invests $1.5M to Support Turnaround of North Philadelphia Public School

Grant will support the continued transformation of Frederick Douglass Charter School; Great Schools Fund now has made total investments of more than $37 million PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced it has awarded $1.5 million from its Great Schools Fund to Mastery Charter Schools (Mastery) to support the transformation of Frederick …

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Philadelphia Public High School Gets Grant to Open New Middle School

Grant from the Philadelphia School Partnership will support the startup of a new middle school at George Washington Carver Engineering & Science PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced it has awarded $200,000 from its Great Schools Fund to support the expansion of George Washington Carver Engineering & Science (“Carver”), a public …

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Great News: Two Philly high schools to plan for turnaround

Yesterday we announced four investments in public and private schools, including our first investments to help transform a neighborhood district high school – Roxborough High – and a Catholic High School, Neumann-Goretti in South Philadelphia.   Read about the investments in today’s Inquirer. These investments underscore the fact that Philadelphia has great schools of all types, but …

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PSP Makes Transformation Grants to Two City High Schools, One Catholic and One District

The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced it has awarded $375,000 in grants from its Great Schools Fund, including incubation grants to support turnaround plans at two Philadelphia high schools. This latest round of grants brings the total investments of the Great Schools Fund to $35.8 million to create better educational opportunities for nearly 16,000 …

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School Spotlight: William D. Kelley STEM Academy

Kelley STEM Academy, led by principal Amelia Brown, is a District neighborhood school located in North Philadelphia. Historically, roughly 35% of students at Kelley score proficient on the PSSAs. With the support of the Philadelphia School Partnership, the 2014-2015 school year marks Kelley’s first year of implementing transformation with an emphasis on student growth, professional …

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Inquirer: Group offers $35M for new Philly charter schools

By Kristen Graham and Martha Woodall, Inquirer Staff Writers There’s major news afoot in the Philadelphia school landscape: Philadelphia School Partnership is offering up to $35 million over three years to clear the way for the School Reform Commission to approve new charter schools. The money would pay for new charters for 14,000 Philadelphia students. …

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