About a year ago, my husband came home from work, started gushing about a school he had visited that day, and continued to talk for hours about how inspired he was by its students and faculty. That was my introduction to Philadelphia’s Science Leadership Academy, a Philadelphia public high school that opened in 2006.
Here are high school students inventing an efficient flow process for creating biodiesel fuel–how cool is that? And it’s happening in a Philadelphia public school!
Fast forward to the second Ignite Philly, when Chris Lehmann, principal of SLA, gave his presentation on the schools we need. Take five minutes to see a compelling speaker and learn about something wonderful in our city.