Anatomy of a billion-dollar deficit: A behind-the-scenes look at the economic tsunami facing Philly

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May 1, 12:00 AM

Anatomy of a billion-dollar deficit: A behind-the-scenes look at the economic tsunami facing Philly schools

If you want to see the full scope of the epidemic on government budgets, the School District of Philadelphia is a good place to look. The district relies on a huge range of unrelated taxes — taxes that connect to disparate corners of the economy.

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