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Voluntary Transfer Process is Broken

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.

Voluntary Transfer Program for 2012-2013

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.

Talent Centers Offer Extended Learning Opportunities

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.