Tag: innovation

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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Catholic elementary school to use new learning model to increase enrollment and achievement

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 $500,000 from its Great Schools Fund to support the expansion and transformation of DePaul Catholic School, a K-8 elementary school currently serving approximately 280 students in the Germantown …

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Great Schools Fund invests in DePaul Catholic School

Today we announced our Great Schools Fund will invest $500,000 in DePaul Catholic School to start a blended-learning program to improve students’ academic performance and help expand the Germantown-based elementary school. Read more about our investment in the innovative school model in today’s Inquirer. DePaul is one of 14 Catholic elementary schools that recently joined …

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