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Charter Schools/Philadelphia

Charter Schools In Philadelphia: Educating Without A Blueprint by ERIC WESTERVELT November 22, 2013 2:58 AM Shayna Terrell is the outreach coordinator at Simon Gratz Mastery Charter School in Philadelphia. Matt Stanley for NPR This is final story in a three-part report … Continue reading

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Poverty in Philly Schools

Unrelenting Poverty Leads To ‘Desperation’ In Philly Schools by ERIC WESTERVELT November 21, 2013 5:15 PM Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, a Republican, cut more than $1 billion from the state’s K-12 budget, which hit the state-controlled Philadelphia district hardest. Matt Slocum/AP This … Continue reading

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