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Walter H. Annenberg is expected to award a $50 million grant to the Philadelphia public schools this week, his fourth gift of this magnitude to an urban school system in as many months.
In 1995. Harvard University's medical school introduced a pilot curriculum called the New Pathway. Twenty-four students enrolled. In 1997, the university extended the program to the entire medical school.
One of colonial America's most interesting but seldom read classics is The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, the often self-promoting story of the young boy who gets off the ship in Philadelphia with "a Dutch dollar and about a shilling" in his pocket and goes on to become a great and wealthy man.
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