I was joined on that day by four outstanding principals, all of whom expressed grave concerns over their ability to run a school without these staff.
Since the budget process began in the spring, I have spoken repeatedly about our urgent need for additional funds. As of today – almost exactly four weeks until the scheduled first day of school for the 136,000 students in our District – we have not received the funds.
In recent weeks, we have been awaiting the outcome of $50 million in funding from the city. We can no longer wait.
Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20130809_Opening_day_of_school_could_be_delayed_in_Philly.html#J7AbdEjv3issr0be.99
Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/20130809_DN_Editorial__Raising_the_bar.html#Et3jwicRmhqGrfvT.99
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PA Charter Schools: $4 billion taxpayer dollars with no real oversight
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