Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Poverty Level at 144 SB1 Schools is 80.8% vs State Avg of 39.1%/ Philadelphia schools say voucher bill could cost them millions
Poverty Level at 144 SB1 Schools is 80.8% vs State Avg of 39.1%
This chart lists the poverty level (percentage of students receiving free or reduced lunch) for each of the 144 schools on the "failing schools" list under Senate Bill 1.
Philadelphia's public schools could lose $40 million in state funding next year if a school-voucher bill being considered by state lawmakers is approved, School District officials said at a hearing Tuesday.