Philadelphia School Advocacy Partners

WHYY: Education Groups at Odds over Study of Philly Schools Performance

An influential school reform group is urging Philadelphia school leaders to approve every charter school applicant that can effectively run schools that serve a high percentage of economically disadvantaged students. Last week, district officials heard pitches from operators hoping to open 40 new charter schools across the city. To back up its advice on charters, …

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New report details disparities among public schools in Philadelphia

A new report released today by Philadelphia School Advocacy Partners (a partner organization to PSP) uses newly released data to shed light on wide disparities in the performance of public schools in our city. Among other findings, the report shows that despite serving similar student populations, some schools are three times more likely to prepare students to read and do …

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