Philadelphia School Partnership awards $3.8 million in grants

By Martha Woodall, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER

The Philadelphia School Partnership today announced it has awarded grants totalling $3.8 million to support successful district, charter and private schools.

“Great schools come in all different types but share key characteristics, chiefly high expectations and the belief that all students can learn,” said Mark Gleason, the partnership’s executive director.

The nonprofit partnership is seeking to raise $100 million over five years to accelerate the pace of academic reform in city schools.

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