Philadelphia City Council Honors Penn as Academic Partner Supporting City Schools

Amanda Mott

Penn News

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Philadelphia City Council today honored the University of Pennsylvania among more than a dozen local universities and colleges with an official citation of City Council acknowledging their vital support and services to the School District of Philadelphia.

The University of Pennsylvania was recognized for partnering with the School District of Philadelphia as it “supports the Penn Alexander School and the Lea School via the Graduate School of Education to provide afterschool programs, behavioral and social supports and professional development. University of Pennsylvania also offers support for workforce development out of the Netter Center of Community Engagement [the Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships]; and offers college preparatory services to high school students.” 

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