Jennifer Wright

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Phila. school board approves five new charter schools

Signs were confiscated, protesters were led out by police and both charter school applicants and opponents made last minute appeals on Wednesday evening. At the peak of the testimony, about 150 people filled the auditorium during a special meeting of the commission to announce the decision at the headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia.

Two new charters proposed in Penn's zip code

Forty organizations submitted applications for new charter schools to the Charter Schools Office of the School District of Philadelphia, with at least one application coming from every zip code in West Philadelphia.

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