Phila. schools’ cash crunch may cut charter growth
April 27, 2013
Citing a $304 million shortfall, the Philadelphia School District announced Thursday that it would recommend against expanding any charter schools in 2013-14.
“Given our dire financial prospects, we must ask for shared sacrifices from our partners,” Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. said in a statement Thursday evening. “It would be irresponsible for the district to endorse charter expansion while asking our principals to do the impossible with school budgets.” Read More