In city schools, signs of hope
July 18, 2013
By Janine Yass
For some of us who call the Philadelphia area home, the education crisis may seem like a tragic but distant concern. The reality, though, is that our region depends on the success of Philadelphia’s schools and their ability to provide all students with a strong education.
The recently concluded legislative session focused on education dollars – if there are enough and how to wring more during this summer’s contract negotiations – but there is a much bigger story than just the dollars and cents.