The School District of Philadelphia
Office of Communications
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Megan Lello
TOP PHILADELPHIA SCHOOLS TO BE HONORED TODAY FOR PERFORMANCE ON 2015-16 SCHOOL PROGRESS REPORT
PHILADELPHIA – Today, Tuesday, January 31, The School District of Philadelphia will recognize 21 schools throughout the city for high achievement on the 2015-2016 School Progress Report (SPR), and 4 district schools who have shown the highest level of SPR improvement.
The awards ceremony will take place at 12:30 p.m. at Olney Elementary School. Dr. William R. Hite, Superintendent of The School District of Philadelphia; Mayor Jim Kenney; and Joyce S. Wilkerson, Chair of the School Reform Commission will address those in attendance.
WHO: Dr. William R. Hite, Superintendent, The School District of Philadelphia
Mayor Jim Kenney
Joyce S. Wilkerson, Chair, School Reform Commission
City Council members
Michael Roth, Principal, Olney Elementary School
Area school principals
WHAT: 2015-2016 School Progress Report Awards Ceremony
WHERE: Olney Elementary School (ceremony will be held across street in Olney’s gymnasium in St. James United Method Church)
199 E. Tabor Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19120
WHEN: 12:30 p.m.
TODAY, TUESDAY January 31