Exhibit: Propel Schools

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Propel Schools, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a not-for-profit federation of charter schools, dedicated to the mission of catalyzing the transformation of public education so that all children have access to high performing public schools.

This mission is pursued by opening and operating high performance schools of choice in educationally underserved communities. Propel has become one of the largest, fastest-expanding set of charter schools in the state, with the highest levels of student achievement among Pennsylvania public school districts serving high poverty, resource poor areas throughout the Pittsburgh region. Propel is serving 3,600 students at ten Allegheny County locations; 3,700 students are on the waiting list.

Propel has become both a regional asset and national model, providing measurable evidence of how innovative public schools can expand opportunity for children and families and can revitalize communities.

Categories: Education
Exhibit Location: unassigned

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Propel Schools

Propel Schools, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a not-for-profit federation of charter schools, dedicated to the mission of catalyzing the transformation of public education so that all children have access to high performing public schools. This mission is pursued by opening and operating high performance schools of choice in educationally underserved communities. Propel has become one of the largest, fastest-expanding set of charter schools in the state, with the highest levels of student achievement among Pennsylvania public school districts serving high poverty, resource poor areas throughout the Pittsburgh region. Propel has become both a regional asset and national model, providing measurable evidence of how innovative public schools can expand opportunity for children and families and can revitalize communities.