Funding from tennis star gives Philadelphia charter school a new home

    A Philadelphia charter school has a new home thanks to an unlikely ally.

    Tennis star Andre Agassi’s Canyon-Agassi Charter School Facilities Fund helped the Knowledge is Power Program Elementary Academy find a new space near 25th and Westmoreland streets, which the group celebrated yesterday.
    CBS3 has a photo of yesterday’s ribbon-cutting, where Agassi and Mayor Michael Nutter were on hand for the big reveal at the former plumbing fixture factory. Agassi founded his own charter school in Las Vegas.

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