Recently, Representative Mike O’Brien proposed that the city of Philadelphia pursue a legal loophole through which the state could potentially be forced to increase funding of the city’s school districts.
Such legal action would be extremely costly and time-consuming, and could take many years. Furthermore, there is no guarantee of success. Read the entire article at Philadelphia City Paper: Could Philly School Funding Question be Left to Courts?
Our school districts–and their students–are much better served by continued action by parents and community members. For more information, and to get involved, visit http://salsa.wiredforchange.com/o/6041/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=8069 and http://www.pccy.org.
To find your district council member, visit http://philadelphiacitycouncil.net/