Philadelphia Inquirer: Philadelphia School Partnership halfway to $100 million goal

By Kristen A. Graham, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER

The leadership of the nonprofit Philadelphia School Partnership announced Thursday that it was more than halfway to its goal of raising $100 million to pump into expanding strong schools, whether they’re charter, public, or private.

That the group has shaken loose $51.9 million in just under two years in a tough economy is a symbol of the considerable and rising influence of the partnership (PSP) in the city’s education sector.

An energized Mayor Nutter, speaking at a news conference with deep-pocketed donors and city school officials to announce PSP’s fund-raising prowess, made it clear he was on board with the organization’s goals.

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