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City Council pushed into the school-funding fight yesterday, passing a resolution that calls on Gov. Corbett and the Legislature to continue to fund full-day kindergarten.


Corbett's proposed budget cuts would eliminate grants that fund after-school programs and full-day kindergarten, according to advocates. The resolution was introduced by Council members Jannie Blackwell, Bill Green and Curtis Jones Jr.

Future of Education: It Starts with a Conversation

We all care about education and our city.  In fact, this was one of the five priorities coming out of State of Young Philly. Come learn and participate at the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal and Young Involved Philadelphia's Forum on Education: "It Starts with a Conversation". This exciting event on the future of education will feature over 50 local, regional, and national authors.

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