Other Reports and Data

Here you will find links to other materials that the Commission is considering in relation to its work. The Commission is grateful to all of the groups who contributed to creating the materials below.

·    Closing Public Schools In Philadelphia: Lessons From Six Urban Districts

- An October 19, 2011 report from the Pew Charitable Trusts.

·    Executive Summary of Department of Defense Base Closure Project (BRAC)

- In 2005, an independent commission made recommendations for closure/consolidation of Department of Defense Military Bases. This is a summary of that commission's work.

·    The Boston Consulting Group's Report: Transforming Philadelphia's Public Schools

- An August 2012 report, commissioned by Philadelphia Public Schools and created by The Boston Consulting Group.

·    Summary of Press on Washington, DC School Closings

- A collection of articles related to DC Public Schools' closure strategies, compiled by the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.