New School Year, New Management, And New Cash For A Philly Charter SchoolTeachers greeted students on day 1 at the Frederick Douglass Charter School at 22nd and Norris in North Philadelphia.
Two Philadelphia Charter School Operators Get Expansion GrantsThe Philadelphia School Partnership is giving $2.1 million to First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School and $855,000 to Mastery Charter Schools.
Mastery Charter Schools Holds College Fair For Its 10th-11th GradersAt the college fair at Simon Gratz High School, students attending high schools operated by Mastery Charter Schools had the chance to grill potential institutions about post-secondary opportunities.
Parents Vote Overwhelmingly To Keep Steel Elementary School Under District ControlParents at an elementary school in Nicetown have voted overwhelmingly to keep the school under district control, instead of converting it to a charter.
Philadelphia Charter Operators Developing Post-Graduation Strategies For Students With DisabilitiesCharter school operators were putting their heads together to help students with learning disabilities after they graduate, and were swapping ideas at a forum at Children's Hospital.
Phila. Charter Schools Urge City and State To Increase Education Funding CitywideCharter operators and district officials gathered at Boys' Latin Charter School, in West Philadelphia, to join in the push for city and state money to fill the district's $304-million budget gap.
With Balloons and Cheers, Philadelphia School Gets Kids Hyped For PSSA TestingThis was not your normal pep rally, not by a long shot.
Part 3: Getting Tough on ViolenceThere is a new atmosphere at one Philadelphia high school where, students say, violence used to be commonplace.
Philadelphia's List of 'Persistently Dangerous' Schools Gets Pared DownNow there are just six Philadelphia schools deemed "persistently dangerous" under state criteria.