"Another vital item East Falls has sought is a public school where parents actually want to send their kids. "The issue for young married couples is can they use the public school," Gillespie said. The East Falls School Committee hopes to change this, too. With a new principal and an $8 million infusion for capital refurbishment, the future looks bright, especially since Mifflin School was recently selected to work toward International Baccalaureate feeder school accreditation. If accomplished, it would transform Mifflin into a neighborhood institution with magnet school academic quality."