Acknowledging for the first time that only seven percent of students sent to privately managed disciplinary schools successfully return to regular schools in a given year, District officials are revamping contracts this summer to require the providers to collect more data and show evidence that students are progressing toward graduation.
Sat. July 19. Annual Children and Youth Health Festival. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Prince Hall Masonic Temple. 4301 N. Broad St. Annual festival featuring music, games, free snacks, beverages and rides. There will also be representatives from various health organization providing free health screenings, checkups and information. For information, call Donald Jones at 267-847-0028.