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Back to School

Philadelphia schools, broadly defined, opened today. The School District of Philadelphia told parents to “plan ahead for back to school.”

If the School District had planned ahead last year, perhaps 12-year-old… 125 more words

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Philadelphia School District Sued Over Girl's Asthma Death

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of a girl who died of an asthma attack after attending a public school without a nurse has sued the Philadelphia School District. 324 more words


Another Philadelphia student dies at a public school with no nurse

MSNBC — A 7-year-old Philadelphia public school student died Wednesday after falling ill at a school where no nurse was on duty. Yet the absence of a trained healthcare practitioner was not unusual for a school district crumbling under budget cuts that have stripped vital resources from schools serving some of the city’s most vulnerable children. 461 more words