Mastery Charter Schools
Charter 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.
Charter 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.
This was not your normal pep rally, not by a long shot.
There is a new atmosphere at one Philadelphia high school where, students say, violence used to be commonplace.
Now there are just six Philadelphia schools deemed “persistently dangerous” under state criteria.