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Center City Neighborhood School Coalition Continues To Fight

This week's Weekly Press featured an interview with Christine Carlson, a Greenfield Elementary School parent and founder of the Greater Center City Neighborhood School Coalition. The Greater Center City Neighborhood School Coalition is a group of parents and community members committed to improving and reinforcing as community anchors eleven elementary schools in neighborhoods that surround the downtown.

"The coalition’s objective follows a two-pronged approach. 'We want to work with the Philadelphia School District to find ways to bypass obstacles created by the district’s bureaucracy,' Carlson explained. 'And we want to encourage the community to work with public schools.'

More community involvement can help with this year’s 'hot button issue'. Funding."

Read the full article- Center City Neighborhood School Coalition Continues To Fight, Weekly Press

Tags: News, Parents' Perspective, Schools

Posted: August 9, 2013

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