Philadelphia School Partnership makes $6 Million in Grants to SDP schools

Grants from Great Schools Fund will support the growth of Hill-Freedman Middle School, Science Leadership Academy, and The Workshop School

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PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 24, 2013) – The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) announced it is investing $6 million in grants from its Great Schools Fund to support the expansion of two high-performing School District of Philadelphia schools and the growth of an innovative program into a District high school. The recipients and their grants are: Hill-Freedman Middle School in East Germantown, $2.6 million; Science Leadership Academy in Center City, $1.9 million; and the Sustainability Workshop in the Navy Yard, $1.5 million.

Bellevue Communications assisted PSP in staging a media event with the Sustainability Workshop School in South Philadelphia to announce the grants.  Cameras, photographers and other members of the media visited the school to get a tour of the facilities and speak with students and school leaders about their experience. Below is a summary of news coverage for the announcement and subsequent media event:

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Daily News

Newsworks/WHYY