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Big Picture Philadelphia provides transformative educational experiences for under-served youth. Big Picture Philadelphia is part of the national Big Picture Learning network, which successfully serves promising youth in more than 50 schools nationwide.
In 2009, Big Picture Philadelphia opened El Centro de Estudiantes, a successful alternative high school in the Kensington neighborhood of North Philadelphia, serving 200 students who are over-age, under-credited, and about two years behind or "off track."
In September 2017, Big Picture Philadelphia opened Vaux Big Picture High School. This school will serve 500 students who have graduated 8th grade on time and are looking for a proven, internship-based, college preparatory experience.

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Dr. Mari brings restorative justice to el Centro
Dr. Mari Morales-Williams, advisor and founder of T.U.F.F. Girls, brings restorative justice to el Centro and beyond.
Vaux Promo Video (Spring 2018)
Under the guidance of Gregory Smith, Program Coordinator at PSTV, Vaux 9th graders created this promo video.
Vaux BPHS sent the whole 9th grade on an Outward Bound
VIDEO: Vaux BPHS 9th graders explore the outdoors -- and trust in each other -- with Outward Bound.
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