by Dale Mezzacappa
A total of 28 potential managers have applied to run one or more of the 14 potential Renaissance Schools in Philadelphia next school year, in what is one of the most aggressive and fast-tracked turnaround projects in the nation.
In addition, more than 330 organizations have applied to be support partners in these schools, according to District officials.
Tue. Mar. 2. Comic Book Workshop. 4:30 p.m. West Oak Lane Library, 2000 E. Washington Lane. Join artists from the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention as they discuss young people’s literacy needs. Participants will be engaged in creative and exciting ways. For information, call 215-685-2843.
Tue. Mar. 2. The Family: The Ties that Bind. 5:30 p.m. Ramonita de Rodriguez Library, 600 W. Girard Ave. A discussion led by Jacqueline Taylor Adams on the importance of family and community history. For information, call 215-686-1768.