Pennsylvania officials said Wednesday that students at low-achieving schools may be eligible for a scholarship program that would let them attend other schools.
The announcement coincided with the publication of a list of 414 elementary and secondary schools across the state that scored in the bottom 15 percent in math and reading test scores.
Philadelphia accounts for 158 of those schools - 38 percent.
The scholarship program, signed into law last month by Gov. Corbett, will be paid for by businesses that earn tax credits by funding the effort.