Philadelphia Inquirer: Partnership to offer grant for independent Catholic elementary schools

By Martha Woodall, Inquirer Staff Writer

The Philadelphia School Partnership will announce a $500,000 grant Friday to help a new network of independent Catholic elementary schools in low-income neighborhoods.

Aldo Cavalli, president of Independence Mission Schools, said the nonprofit would use the planning grant to help assemble a small central office staff to assist the 16 schools in raising money, handling tuition payments and helping families find financial aid.


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