Tag: Mastery Charter Schools

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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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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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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Progress in the face of obstacles

Despite the enormous challenges of a budget crisis that can feel all-consuming, many transformative school leaders and teachers find a way to enable their kids to succeed. Yesterday, 498 seniors from five high schools announced their post-graduation plans at Mastery Charter School’s second annual College Signing Day. Graduates will enroll in 98 institutes of higher …

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