Great Schools Compact
A coalition of public, charter and Catholic schools is launching a program to train prospective principals.
A plan to give every Philadelphia child the option to attend a high-quality school was the focus of the School Reform Commission last night.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is holding a grant competition that promotes collaborations between school district and charter schools. On Tuesday, Mayor Nutter is expected to announce that the Foundation has accepted Philadelphia’s application for the competition.
It’s called the Great Schools Compact, and the city is hoping it’ll be worth millions in grants from the Gates Foundation.