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    School District announces new class of Renaissance Schools

    The School District of Philadelphia announced today 18 schools will part of the second round of Renaissance Schools. NewsWorks partner the Public School Notebook reports the schools will split between two original turnaround models and two new ones.

    Joining the existing Renaissance Schools are

    FitzSimons
    Germantown
    West Philadelphia
    Barry
    Pennell
    Alcorn
    Smith
    Sayre
    South Philadelphia
    W.D. Kelley
    Audenried
    E.H. Vare
    Gratz
    King
    Olney East
    Olney West
    Birney
    Clymer

    The Notebook’s Ben Herold will have a report later today on WHYY.

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