Tag: school performance

PSAP Position Paper Details Disparity in Academic Performance in Philadelphia Public Schools

Data show economically disadvantaged students are unequally served by two very different systems of schools within the city; PSAP recommends reforms PHILADELPHIA, PA – Using recently released School Performance Profiles (SPP) from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Philadelphia School Advocacy Partners (PSAP), an organization started by the Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP), today submitted to the …

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PSP Statement on Applications for New Charter Schools

An analysis of the newest Pennsylvania School Performance Profile (SPP) shows that high-quality charters that primarily serve economically disadvantaged students (>80%) are massively outperforming traditional public schools serving the same population. Out of 194 schools in Philadelphia with student bodies that are more than 80% economically disadvantaged, only 17 earned an SPP of at least …

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