Daily News: Philly magnet school gets grant to expand

By Solomon Leach, Daily News Staff Writer

ONE OF THE city’s top magnet high schools has been awarded a grant to expand next September.

George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science, which serves 750 students, will receive $147,000 from the Philadelphia School Partnership to add seventh and eighth grades, officials said. The new middle school will serve an additional 120 students and be closely aligned to Carver’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum, a/k/a STEM.

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