This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.
In this piece Herold discusses Mastery-Smedley Elementary, Young Scholars-Douglass, and data about how the Renaissance charters are doing so far.
You can also hear Ben’s first report on the progress so far at Philadelphia’s seven new Renaissance charters throughout the day on WHYY.
We’re thrilled with the opportunity to inform a wider public via a new medium. Thanks to J-Lab and WHYY for making this partnership possible.