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Archive for October, 2017

School District Highlights Expanded English Learner Positions and Immigration Services

Superintendent Hite joined by City Councilors Blackwell, Parker, Sánchez and Gym, and Immigrant Student Advocates tour Woodrow Wilson Middle School and observe English language learner classes PHILADELPHIA – Dr. William Hite, Superintendent of The School District of Philadelphia, joined City Council leaders and Immigrant Student Advocates at Woodrow Wilson Middle School to celebrate expanded English…

School District to Redesign Arts Education with a Focus on Driving Student Success

School District to Redesign Arts Education with a Focus on Driving Student Success

Student-focused Arts & Creativity Framework aims to significantly bolster arts resources and curriculum   PHILADELPHIA – The School District of Philadelphia unveiled its new multi-phased Arts & Creativity Framework, which establishes a path forward for a comprehensive redesign of arts education in the City.  Supported by the Neubauer Family Foundation, the Framework was developed from 16…

Nearly 40,000 School District High School Students Are Taking the PSAT/SAT for Free

PHILADELPHIA — The School District of Philadelphia is again providing free access and opportunity for 38,365 District high school students to take the SAT, Practice SAT (PSAT)/National Merit Qualifying Test, and PSAT 8/9. “Anchor Goal 1 is about ensuring all children graduate ready for a career or college.  By making the PSAT/SAT and other key…

School District Celebrates Family Engagement Month

Month-long events highlight importance of familial involvement in education PHILADELPHIA — On Monday, October 3, The School District of Philadelphia announced a series of family-friendly programming and events to celebrate Family Engagement Month for the first time throughout October, including a conversation about the importance of community engagement in our schools with actor, author and…

#HardWorkPaysOff: Superintendent Hite Joins Philadelphia Students, Teachers, and Staff to Celebrate School District Progress and Hard Work Paying Off

State PSSA and Keystone results show more School District of Philadelphia students from elementary through high school are achieving – especially in the area of literacy. On October 3, 2017, Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite lead a pep rally celebration with students, teachers, staff and elected officials at the Morton McMichael School. The pep rally…