Philly education delegation heading to Denver
by Erika Owens on Jan 03 2012 Posted in Latest news
Mayor Michael Nutter and School Reform Commission Chair Pedro Ramos will join a delegation on a visit to Denver to learn how that district has handled district and charter cooperation. Today, they spoke at a press conference at Dunbar Elementary Promise Academy.
According to WHYY/NewsWorks, the
trip is being paid for by the Gates Foundation. The trip is being paid for by the William Penn Foundation. Last month, the foundation announced that Philadelphia would receive a $100,000 grant to support planning for its "Great Schools Compact."
Mayor Michael Nutter
School Reform Commission Chair Pedro Ramos
School Reform Commissioner Wendell Pritchett
Mayor’s Chief Education Officer and Executive Advisor Lori Shorr
Philadelphia School Partnership Executive Director Mark Gleason
Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools Executive Director Robert Fayfich