Philadelphia’s Frankford High to start 2023-2024 school year at two locations
The school was was one of six district school buildings that was forced to close last school year due to asbestos.
Local leaders call for $5B to protect Pa. kids from lead, asbestos | Thursday Morning Coffee
'A leaky roof doesn't fix itself. With billions sitting in the treasury, it's finally time to invest in our children,' Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler, D-Philadelphia, said.
‘A once in a lifetime opportunity’: House, Senate Dems want to use stimulus cash to address lead, asbestos in Pa. schools
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
The donation, $10 million a year for 10 years, is the largest private donation in the school district's history, officials said.
#PaBudget 2020: Our students deserve safe and healthy schools. This should be Job One | Opinion
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.