KYW/CBS: Two Philadelphia Charter School Operators Get Expansion Grants

By Mike DeNardo

An influential nonprofit group is giving nearly $3 million to two Philadelphia charter school operators.

The Philadelphia School Partnership is giving $2.1 million to First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School to establish a second elementary school and a high school.

Another $855,000 will go to Mastery Charter Schools, to add 375 seats at Gratz High School and the Hardy Williams Academy.

Read more at CBSPhilly.com

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