$600,000 Grant to Philadelphia's Catholic High Schools

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The Philadelphia School Partnership announced Monday that it's giving the Faith in the Future Foundation a $600,000 planning grant to aid the eight Catholic high schools in the city.

The money will help the foundation develop strategies to increase enrollment at each of the those Catholic high schools and to design accountability systems that will help them collect and report data about their students' academic performance.

Catholic high schools in the city enroll about 6,200 students, but have room for nearly twice that number.

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