Local Big Brothers Big Sisters Gets $125,000 Donation From First Niagara BankYanay, a sixth-grader, has had a Big Sister for two years. "My 'big' is important to me because I don't have any brothers or sisters," she said, "so it was nice to have that attention."
Some Philadelphia Middle Schoolers Try Their Hands at Tablet-Based LearningA local start-up is behind a push to lower the cost for schools to add touchscreen devices to the classroom.
44 Spots Up For Grabs At Independence Charter School's Admission LotteryIndependence Charter School in Center City held it's annual admission lottery Friday evening.
Positively Philadelphia: Students' Entrepreneurial Skills On Display At School BazaarUsually we think of bazaars happening before the holidays, but the Independence Charter School at 16th and Lombard held one after.
Philadelphia Charter School Lottery Leaves Many Parents DisappointedThe tension was thick in the cafeteria of the Independence Charter School at 16th and Locust in Center City.
Philly's Mural Arts Program Unveils A "One World" MessageThe new mural, "One World," covers a 50' x 40' wall that overlooks the new playground at the Independence Charter School, at 16th and Lombard Streets.

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