Philly school principals are appealing directly to parents for cash

Philly school principals are appealing directly to parents for cash

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by Kevin McCorry for NewsWorks

“Free” public education just got a bit more expensive for parents at Center City’s Greenfield Elementary School.

Feeling a pinch from the Philadelphia School District’s budget shortfall, Greenfield principal Dan Lazar has sent parents an “urgent request” asking families to contribute $613 per student.

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Source: The Notebook

    

 

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