Philadelphia’s Public Schools need more funding

For many years, the public schools of Philadelphia have been drastically underfunded by the state of Pennsylvania. This created a series of fiscal crises, which should have produced equitable funding, but instead gave cause for a state takeover, thus blaming the city for the state’s failures. The state established the appointed School Reform Commission in […]

via Lisa Haver: It Is Time to Restore Democratic Control of Philadelphia’s Public Schools — Diane Ravitch’s blog

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