Small high schools in Philadelphia

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Dr. Condoleezza Rice during a visit to Bodine
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Of the School District of Philadelphia’s 60 high schools, thirty-three are considered “small schools” with enrollments under 700 students.  While some operate as neighborhood schools and others are opened to students throughout the district, a handful are “special admissions schools,” where admission is competitive.  In this hour of Radio Times, we talk with principals of two small high schools – ANN GARDINER, principal of Bodine High School for International Affairs, and CHRIS LEHMANN of the Science Leadership Academy.

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