Global Leadership Academy

A West Philadelphia charter school wants the school board's blessing to run a high school. But that blessing hasn't come.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A West Philadelphia charter school wants the school board's blessing to run a high school. But that blessing hasn't come. Dr. Naomi Johnson Booker says the district promised her that when her Global Leadership Academy charter took over Huey Elementary School two years...
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London-based artist Richard Wilson was inspired to create a 60-foot mural of Will Smith.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
July 02, 2018 - 1:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Will Smith is featured in a 60-foot mural on the outside of a West Philadelphia school. The actor caught wind of the honor and posted a video that went viral. RELATED: Mural of the man 'born and raised' in West Philadelphia debuts He has promised to go see the mural...
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