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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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Daily News: Philly magnet school gets grant to expand

By Solomon Leach, Daily News Staff Writer ONE OF THE city’s top magnet high schools has been awarded a grant to expand next September. George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science, which serves 750 students, will receive $147,000 from the Philadelphia School Partnership to add seventh and eighth grades, officials said. The new …

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PSP Invests Nearly $3 million to Expand High-Quality Schools in Philadelphia

Great Schools Fund has awarded more than $34 million in grants to Philadelphia schools since 2011 to give more children access to quality education The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced it will award nearly $3 million in grants to three public schools in Philadelphia giving over 1250 more students access to high-quality K-12 schools …

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Grant will let three Philadelphia charter schools grow

By Martha Woodall, Inquirer Staff Writer The Philadelphia School Partnership announced Wednesday nearly $3 million in grants to help three high-performing city charter schools expand. The nonprofit’s Great Schools Fund awarded First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School $2.1 million to help support the addition of a second elementary school campus and a new high school in …

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KYW/CBS: Two Philadelphia Charter School Operators Get Expansion Grants

By Mike DeNardo An influential nonprofit group is giving nearly $3 million to two Philadelphia charter school operators. The Philadelphia School Partnership is giving $2.1 million to First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School to establish a second elementary school and a high school. Another $855,000 will go to Mastery Charter Schools, to add 375 seats at …

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1250 Kids

Today we announced that the Great Schools Fund will invest nearly $3 million in three Philadelphia public schools giving 1,250 more students access to high-quality K-12 schools. Read more about the investments: Philadelphia Inquirer: Grant will let 3 Philadelphia charter schools grow KYW: 2 Philadelphia charter operators get expansion grants WHYY: PSP awards $3 million …

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PSP Invests $2.6 Million in Startup, Expansion, and Incubation of District, Charter and Private Schools

Latest grants will fund new district high school, expansion of high-performing charter school, and planning for new Catholic high school to serve at-risk students.

The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced it will invest $2.6 million in grants from the Great Schools Fund to create more than 850 new seats in high-quality, innovative district, charter, and Catholic schools. The $100 million fund invests in the incubation, startup, expansion and turnaround of schools of all types across Philadelphia.

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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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