Despite concerns from some School Reform Commission members, First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School's charter has been renewed.
It was one of five charters renwed Friday
, and the biggest approved expansion. With the renewal come 1,150 new seats.
First Philadelphia is on the 4300-block of Tacony Street
, and is run by the same company that oversees Tacony Academy Charter School on the 1300-block of Rhawn Street
in Fox Chase.
Tacony Academy's charter was also renewed, but the school will not expand.