The School District is strongly considering yet another “turnaround” strategy for chronically underperforming schools, one based on Chicago’s controversial Renaissance 2010 project that closes existing schools and opens new ones under a different management structure.
Fri. Feb. 6. An Evening with Omar Tyree. 6:30-8:30 p.m. School District of Philadelphia Education Center, Parent & Community Resource Center (first floor), 440 N. Broad St. Meet and greet the New York Times best-selling author for a conversation and book signing for 12 Brown Boys, his first children’s book, and learn about the Urban Literacy Project. To RSVP, call Mama Gail at 215-476-1278 or Madison Jordan at 215-400-7272.