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Groups push for referendum on SRC this fall

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Petitions bearing 40,000 signatures are calling for a nonbinding ballot question on creating a locally elected school board to run the Philadelphia public schools.

Right now, the School Reform Commission, which is appointed by the governor and mayor, is in charge of the city School District.

Katie Sipp, director of the group Pennsylvania Working Families, said it took about seven weeks to collect the signatures on the petitions that have been delivered to the city.

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