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Corbett Releases Money Early For Philly Schools!
Governor Tom Corbett held a press conference earlier this morning here in Philly to announce that he is allowing an advance of the money that was already promised to the Philadelphia school district, in order for public schools to open on time this year.
Meanwhile, Superintendent William Hite thanked Corbett for releasing the funds early, however he did continued to stress that this advancement will still not resolve the $81-million funding gap the school district needs, in order to avoid layoffs and other serious cuts.
Read more at http://tinyurl.com/ksuan2p.
SEPTA Extends 24-Hour Weekend Service
SEPTA has announced that it will extend its 24-hour weekend service pilot on the Broad Street and Market Frankford Lines through Nov. 2, which was initially planned to end on Labor Day.
Read more at http://tinyurl.com/oh6qxyx.
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