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Aaricka Anderson, Class of 2007, on Creative Problem Solving

The Russell Byers Charter School Curriculum includes outcomes based on district, state and national standards as stipulated in the Philadelphia School District's Core Curriculum. The Curriculum includes best practices of instruction and assessment in all disciplines including Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Cultural Arts, which includes Spanish, Art, Physical Education and Music. Special education services are available for children who require support to participate in the regular education program. Students are assessed by teacher-designed assessments, which include observing and working with students in multiple ways as well as standardized tests, including the PSSA.

Students working together at Celebration of Learning.
Photo by Jeff Fusco.