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Watch WPVI News: 2015 CSFP Application Kick-Off

Nov 18, 2015

See news coverage of CSFP at the National Constitution Center celebrating the 2015 Application Kick-off Event.

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Watch WCAU News: 2015 CSFP Application Kick-Off

Nov 18, 2015

See video of CSFP at the National Constitution Center celebrating the 2015 Application Kick-off Event.

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Letters: Gov’t Failing Kids on Scholarship

Nov 16, 2015

Did you know that the PA budget impasse affects hundreds of nonprofits across the state? CSFP ED Ina Lipman comments on the hold up in tax credit approval letters that are preventing scholarship organizations like CSFP to support children in this Op-Ed.

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Experts: Philly Schools Perform Below State Mandate

Nov 9, 2015

Schools need funding, more opportunities for low-income students, experts say. Moderated by Kristen Graham, education reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, the panel addressed issues facing the city’s public education system and possible avenues to ensure that education meets the state constitutional requirement. Sitting on the panel were Donna Cooper, executive director of the Philly-based Public Citizens for Children and Youth; Mark Gleason, executive director of Philadelphia School Partnership; Deborah Gordon Klehr, executive director of the Education Law Center; and Ina Lipman, executive director of the Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia.

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The Constitution and School Choice

Nov 6, 2015

Watch video of Ina Lipman of the Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia, Mark Gleason of the Philadelphia School Partnership, and Deborah Gordon Klehr of the Education Law Center examine the state of Philadelphia public education, what an “equal education” in Philadelphia would look like, and their specific proposals for getting there. They also explain what, if…

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Politics trumps poor kids in Keystone budget impasse

Nov 4, 2015

State funding to public school districts has been frozen for months, but the lack of a budget has also iced Educational Improvement Tax Credit scholarships, which are privately raised but administered by the state Department of Community and Economic Development…

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Germantown Siblings Prepare to Sing for the Pontiff

Sep 28, 2015

CSFP siblings take part in Papal visit activities. Posted on Newsworks.org, September 25, 2015.

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Education Gap Between Rich and Poor Is Growing Wider

Sep 23, 2015

Posted on The New York Times, September 22, 2015.

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Ceremony honors local students with scholarships

Jun 24, 2015

Two ­thousand local students received scholarships to a tuition based school of their choice, from the Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP), at a special ceremony on June 18, held at the Kimmel Center.

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