Two Friends schools mark 325 years in Philadelphia


    This year mark’s the 325th Anniversary of two icons of Philadelphia education–William Penn Charter School and Friends Select School.  This week, the Arch Street Meeting House will host a celebratory program, and Mayor Michael Nutter will declare Thursday “Quaker Education Day” in Philadelphia.  NewsWorks Tonight Producer Shai Ben-Yaacov spoke with Randy Granger, Archives Assistant at Penn Charter, and Dick Hoffman, Archivist at Friends Select, about the schools’ storied past.

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