Despite the official rules surrounding the Volunteer Transfer Program (VTP) working like a lottery, the process itself is somewhat arbitrary and haphazard, putting the power to accept students in the hands of individual schools.
There is a new game available for Apple iOS Devices that attempts to raise consciousness about issues in the district.
Yes, it’s once again time again for the Voluntary Transfer Program (VTP)! For Philadelphia residents, VTP allows families to apply for seats in public schools outside of their designated catchment.
Registration for the School District of Philadelphia is now open for the 2011-2012 school year.
The free Regional Talent Center afterschool and Saturday program offers learning experiences in music, theater, dance and the visual arts and emphasizes skills like critical thinking, creativity and problem solving.