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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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From Time Outs to Full Scholarship

Jun 18, 2015

Published in The Philadelphia Inquirer on June 18, 2015. Click here to read this inspiring success story.

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