Vare Middle School

(Audenried High School.  Credit: Harvey Finkle, Philadelphia Public School Notebook,

Rent-Free Ride Ending For Kenny Gamble’s Charter School Company

School district officials say Universal Companies will begin paying some operating costs next year at Audenried High School and Vare Middle School, after paying nothing this year.


Despite objections from Audenreid students (left) and teacher Hope Moffett (far right) the school was converted to a charter. (credit: KYW's Mike DeNardo)

Despite Objections, Audenried High School Converted To Charter

After the announcement, Audenried teacher Hope Moffett — the teacher disciplined after she publicly opposed the charter plan — spoke out again.