Philadelphia Inquirer: Phila. School Partnership to announce $3.4 million in grants for 2 charter groups

By Martha Woodall, Inquirer Staff Writer

The Philadelphia School Partnership will announce grants totaling $3.4 million Thursday to help two charter organizations with long waiting lists expand in the northern and western parts of the city.

Scholar Academies will receive $1.8 million to help add 600 to 900 seats, while KIPP Philadelphia will receive $1.6 million to serve 700 to 800 more students.

Mark Gleason, the partnership’s executive director, said Wednesday the two nonprofit groups were chosen because of strong academic performance in the city and elsewhere.

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