Tag: incubation grant

Philadelphia District High School gets Grant to Plan for Expansion

Grant from PSP’s Great Schools Fund will support planning for expansion of magnet school in North Philadelphia; the Fund has invested over $35 million in Philadelphia schools, including $11.5 million in District schools The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced it has awarded a grant from its Great Schools Fund to support the development of …

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Today’s news: Our investment in three schools

Today we announced that the Great Schools Fund will invest another $350,000 to plan for the turnaround and expansion of 3 Philadelphia schools. Read about the investments in today’s Inquirer. $275,000 will support turnaround planning at St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Helena-Incarnation, two Pre K-8 Catholic schools serving predominantly low-income and minority students. Both schools …

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PSP Invests $350K to Support Planning for Growth and Turnaround of 3 Philadelphia Schools

Great Schools Fund has granted more than $34 million to Philadelphia schools since 2011 PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced it has awarded an additional $343,600 in incubation grants to three Philadelphia schools to support expansion and turnaround plans so they can provide a high-quality education to more students. The Great …

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Daily News: 3 ‘innovative’ high schools coming to N. Phila.

Despite unprecedented financial challenges, the Philadelphia School District is opening three new high schools in North Philadelphia in September as it seeks to redefine urban secondary education.

The schools, described by the district as "small schools of choice," are expected to add a grade each year and eventually to enroll between 475 and 600 students. The nonselective schools will draw half their enrollments from surrounding neighborhoods; the other half will be open to students citywide.

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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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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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