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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

South Philly schools seeing continued increase in enrollment

Three South Philly recently ranked among the best in the city, showing some of the strong points in the education system in the city.

Andrew Jackson pic from greatphillyschools.org

Andrew Jackson pic from greatphillyschools.org

While many schools are doing very well, others in the Philadelphia School District have rapidly growing enrollment rates, with some schools even reaching capacity. Schools like Jackson and Meredith Elementary are currently at, or even over, capacity, showing that something needs to be done here. 

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Friends of Nebinger hosting Summer Fun Fest on July 18

Whether you have a child enrolled at Nebinger Elementary, are looking to have your child attend the school, or just live in the neighborhood and want to enjoy the day, you can head on over to the school’s Summer Fun Fest celebrations on Saturday, July 18.

Summer-Fun-Fest

The event is being hosted by the Friends of Nebinger to help raise money for the school’s art & foreign language programs.

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School Talk: South Philly civics focus on education

Editor’s Note: Welcome to School Talk, a monthly guest column looking at education issues in South Philly. If you have concerns, ideas or other thoughts about the state of schools and ways to keep improving them, email us at punk@passyunkpost.com. To kick things off, we have Christine Knapp, education committee chair at the Passyunk Square Civic Association.

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great schoolsIt’s clear that South Philadelphia neighborhoods have been undergoing a dramatic change over the last several years that has created a palpable new energy.

However, much of that growth and excitement is stymied when parents begin to think about sending their children to school. Many parents assume that their local public school isn’t an option, which creates a scramble to get into charter or private schools. Others immediately begin to look to the suburbs for educational options.

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