The only disagreement within the party is about how sharp-edged and left-wing that message should be. But it is increasingly clear that the problem for Democrats has little to do with economics and much more to do with a cluster of issues they would rather not revisit -- about culture, social mores and national identity.
The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?
17 schools in Philadelphia at risk for losing state grant according to City Controller.
La dedicación del Taller Puertorriqueño en servicio a una comunidad que a menudo ha sido relegada nunca ha disminuido, a pesar de sus limitados recursos. Hoy en día taller tiene por fin una moderna sede que tomó 10 años financiar.
El impuesto de la soda no se aproxima en lo más mínimo a los 46.2 millones de dólares que prevenía obtener en el año fiscal 2017.
The soda tax is nowhere near the $46.2 million projected revenue for the fiscal year of 2017.
The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has upheld the soda tax in court.
In anticipation of the possible City Council vote on the “soda tax” proposal, the Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) organization gathered dozens of pre-schoolers in support of universal pre-K expansion in Philadelphia schools.
The event was held on Wednesday as City Council members were invited to meet and greet the students. At the same time, the Philadelphians Against the Grocery Tax Coalition held a rally outside City Hall urging council members to reject the mayor’s "soda tax” proposal.
Mayor Jim Kenney was joined by more than 100 pre-K students on Saturday, and their families at Philadelphia’s first Pre-K Move-Up Celebration held at the Please Touch Museum.
Philadelphia unveiled a new website today aimed at providing quality pre-K