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Great Schools Compact

New Program Aims To Train Educators Into PrincipalsA coalition of public, charter and Catholic schools is launching a program to train prospective principals.
SRC Weighs Plan To Eliminate 50k Seats At Low-Performing SchoolsA plan to give every Philadelphia child the option to attend a high-quality school was the focus of the School Reform Commission last night.
Philadelphia School District Eyes Gates Foundation GrantThe 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.
City Hopes To Improve Performance, Cash In On Grants With Student ConsolidationIt's called the Great Schools Compact, and the city is hoping it'll be worth millions in grants from the Gates Foundation.