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Archive for January, 2017

Philadelphia Schools Honored for Performance on 2015-2016 School Progress Report

PHILADELPHIA—Today, the School District of Philadelphia recognized 21 schools for high achievement on the 2015-2016 School Progress Report (SPR), and 4 district schools who have shown the highest level of SPR improvement. Both district and charter schools were honored during an awards ceremony at Olney Elementary School. William H. Loesche School (Elementary), General George A….

School District of Philadelphia Unveils Facility Condition Assessment Report to Prioritize School Building Needs

PHILADELPHIA — The School District of Philadelphia today made public a multi-year and comprehensive Facility Condition Assessment (FCA) report. This report, which began in 2015, reviewed 308 educational and athletic facilities and over 26 million square feet of educational building space that serves 140,000 students in pre-k, elementary, middle, high school and alternative schools. “Every child should…

SRC to Vote February 8 on New Charter Applications

PHILADELPHIA — The School Reform Commission (SRC) will hold a special meeting to consider four new charter applications on February 8th at 4 p.m. The meeting will take place at the School District of Philadelphia building, in the auditorium. The SRC will allow time for the public to speak before the vote. Individuals hoping to…