Nearly 30,000 students applied to Philadelphia Charter Schools thru the new website Apply Philly Charter. The original MaST school received the most applications. It drew 12,800, while its newest school, a K-5 opening this fall, got more than 6,800 applications for 900 spots.
Congratulations to PA Distance Learning Charter School! Their school’s literary magazine, Bridging the Distance, was selected to receive a rank of Merit in the 2018 NCTE Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literary Magazines (REALM) Program. The National Council of Teachers of English congratulated PA Distance Learning Charter School for inspiring a love of writing and building a community around the written word that students will remember for the rest of their lives!