Mayoral Engagement Questionnaire

Throughout March, the Our City Our Schools coalition shared five prompts with each of the Mayoral candidates to learn more about their plans for transforming our schools. We are a coalition of organizations and individuals that demand fairly funded transformative schools that address the needs and desires of school community members. These questions speak to core valuesContinue reading “Mayoral Engagement Questionnaire”

Philadelphia’s Filthy Schools Continue

Philadelphia public schools have a long history of neglected hazards and deferred maintenance.  For many years Philadelphia’s school children have had to exist and try to learn in conditions where the air is contaminated with mold spores, water fountains are lead contaminated, schools are unable to control the internal temperatures, asbestos exposures and rodent infestationContinue reading “Philadelphia’s Filthy Schools Continue”