“I still don’t know which classes I’m supposed to go to,” said 7th grader Kayla Staton. “All I know is at 11, I go to lunch.” That’s what a student at Promise Academy at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Kensington told the Philadelphia Public School Notebook.

    At Clemente, students and teachers are still adjusting to roster changes, which take place weekly as the school continues its path to revitalization.


    Designed and funded to create better, safer learning environments, many of the Promise Academies still have a lot of kinks to work out. As the Notebook reports, students and teachers at Clemente are at the mercy of the administration.

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