Promises of equity for Philly’s schools aren’t worth as much as actual money | Opinion

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Feb 25, 1:00 AM

Promises of equity for Philly’s schools aren’t worth as much as actual money | Opinion

But while we wait on any federal help to have a positive impact on local families, we also need action to improve conditions here and now. Living conditions in Philadelphia for children in low income are exacerbated by inequities in school resources, such as the quality and condition of buildings and playgrounds, lead and asbestos risk, and the age of computers and library holdings. This disparity results in lowered academic performance, which negatively impacts future professional success.

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