The educational landscape of Philadelphia is at a crossroads, and the School Reform Commission (SRC) is currently considering 40 applications for new charter schools. With 86 charters in operation, some operators are applying for new buildings, and many are seeking their first charter.
There are nearly 500 students at Francis Scott Key School, 2230 S. Eighth St., and the Lower Moyamensing kindergarten through sixth grade neighborhood school represents a rainbow of cultures that converge for learning’s sake.
“Today I want to tell the city of Selma, today I want to say to the state of Alabama, today I want to say to the people of America and the nations of the world, that we are not about to turn around. We are on the move now,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said on the steps of the Montgomery, Alabama state house on March 25, 1965.