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‘A once in a lifetime opportunity’: House, Senate Dems want to use stimulus cash to address lead, asbestos in Pa. schools

BY: - June 16, 2021

Democratic lawmakers in the state House and Senate say they want to spend $600 million in federal stimulus money to fix public schools from Scranton to Philadelphia inundated with lead and asbestos. Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler, D-Philadelphia, spoke at a press conference Wednesday to demand that the funds be used to address public schools’ financial need […]

Penn pledges $100M to help Philly schools fight lead, asbestos

BY: - November 18, 2020

The donation, $10 million a year for 10 years, is the largest private donation in the school district's history, officials said.

COMMENTARY

#PaBudget 2020: Our students deserve safe and healthy schools. This should be Job One | Opinion

BY: - February 3, 2020

The stakes could not be higher. The lives of our young people, educators, and school staff are on the line, and we cannot wait a minute longer for action.