Global Leadership Academy Charter School

12-year-old India Nelson prepares to board a bus for her school trip down south (credit: Tim Jimenez)

History Class On The Road For Group Of Philadelphia Sixth Graders

A group of students from Global Leadership Academy Charter School hit the road Sunday for a week-long trip down south to bring civil rights history to life.


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A Master’s Degree Helps Certify You In Profession Says Philadelphia CEO

“Here’s what we’ve found at Global Leadership Academy Charter School: Teachers who have earned master’s degrees have certified themselves within their professions,” says CEO Naomi Johnson-Booker.


(Philadelphia schoolteachers learn about sustainable gardening at a West Philadelphia charter school.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Teachers Get a Lesson In Sustainable Gardening

It’s part of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s “Green City Teachers” program.


Students at Global Leadership Academy Charter School design their dream playground. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Students At West Philadelphia School Design Their Dream Playground

The fourth-grader’s drawings, as well as those from other students from the school, will be incorporated into the playground design.



West Philly Charter School Finds Temporary Home After Fire

The 400 students of the Global Leadership Academy will resume classes next Wednesday at the former Turner Middle School, 59th Street and Baltimore Avenue, which closed in 2009.


West Philly Charter School Destroyed By Fire

There will be no classes all week at a West Philadelphia elementary school after fire gutted the building on Sunday.