The FeedEditionsJobsDonateJune Event
Philly Education News + Views Independent. Reader-Supported.
Menu
Menu
Philly Education News + Views
Independent. Reader-Supported

PICA says Philly finances doing better, schools still in big trouble

a

a

a

by Tom MacDonald for NewsWorks

As the budget process in Philadelphia nears a conclusion, the group that oversees the city's finances is cleaning off its magnifying glass to take a look.

Sam Katz, head of the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, says that with the city receiving a boost to its bond rating this week, taking care of the public schools appears to be the biggest problem. He says the city, state, and Philadelphia Federation of Teachers all need to be part of the solution.

Read the rest of this story at NewsWorks

Get the Notebook in your inbox

Notes from the news
Weekly newsletter
Promotions

Recent Articles

Hesitating over terms, several Philly charters decline to sign renewal agreements with district Notes from the news - April 28 SRC approves alternative school contracts, hears pleas to save a charter Advocates seek ban on suspensions of young students Philadelphia Youth Commission hosts conversation about financial literacy