Tag: turnaround grant

Superintendent Hite: “Double Win”

Today we announced the Great Schools Fund is investing $3 million to support the transformation of two elementary schools in North Philadelphia. The grants will help William D. Kelley and James G. Blaine elementary schools to dramatically improve academic results and serve hundreds of additional students as a result of the District’s recent school closings. …

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Nonprofit directing $3 million to two schools in North Philly

A local nonprofit group is investing $3 million to help two Philadelphia public schools. The money is designed to help in a turnaround of the educational institutions.

The grants will be for the Kelley and Blaine Elementary schools in North Philadelphia, which are both facing a 50 percent increase in enrollment due to nearby closing schools. Mark Gleason, executive director of the Philadelphia School Partnership, which is supplying the funding, says the investment comes because the two schools have good leadership.

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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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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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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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The Philadelphia Business Journal: Philadelphia School Partnership hands out 2 grants; PSP wants to raise $100 million for the fund and has raised more than $53 million of that

The Philadelphia School Partnership has awarded two grants totaling $3.4 million to help two charter-school operators expand.

The nonprofit gave a $1.8 million grant to Scholar Academies for its plan to expand its operations by 600 to 900 students. Scholar Academies operates Young Scholars Charter School and Young Scholars Frederick Douglass Charter School.

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Phila. School Partnership to announce $3.4 million in grants for 2 charter groups

The Philadelphia School Partnership will announce grants totaling $3.4 million Thursday to help two charter organizations with long waiting lists expand in the northern and western parts of the city.

Scholar Academies will receive $1.8 million to help add 600 to 900 seats, while KIPP Philadelphia will receive $1.6 million to serve 700 to 800 more students.

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