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5th Annual CSFP High School Workshop For Students and Families

Oct 22, 2014

On October 11, CSFP hosted its 5th annual High School Workshop at West Catholic High School. The event drew more than 200 CSFP 6th, 7th, and 8th graders, and their parents, for informational sessions about the transition to high school. Representatives from private, public, and charter high schools discussed strategies for applying to and succeeding…

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Executive Director Ina Lipman Testifies in Harrisburg

Sep 15, 2014

On September 15, CSFP Executive Director Ina Lipman testified before the Pennsylvania Education Committee in Harrisburg regarding changes and improvements to two Pennsylvania tax credits programs: the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC). Ina advised the Committee of the tremendous impact area business have made through utilization of these…

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The Philadelphia School District’s Ongoing Financial Crisis

Sep 1, 2014

Each year, as predictably as classes end in June, the School District of Philadelphia faces a budget crisis for the coming school year.

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