Five Philly schools stand to get millions of dollars for ‘beating the odds’

By Kristen A. Graham, The Philadelphia Inquirer | November 21, 2022

Stoneleigh Board Member Stacy Holland is executive director of Elevate 215, which was recently featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer for announcing new grants to local schools.

Five city schools will get millions to further their work “beating the odds” — accelerating student progress in schools that have diverse populations and educating large numbers of children living in poverty.

The grants were to be announced Monday by Elevate 215, a nonprofit that has raised and distributed more than $100 million to Philadelphia public, private, and charter schools over the last decade.

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