Parents Serve City Hall Cookies in Philly Schools Rally

“Crumbs for Children,” “There Aren’t Enough Cookies,” and “Corbett to Schools” Bake Your Way Out” were signs written by parents that were more than puns based on baked goods.

Parents from schools throughout Philadelphia rallied at City Hall Thursday for a “Mock Bake Sale on Education.” Distributing cookies of all shapes and sizes to City Council members, the parents urged their local representatives to take greater ownership over the School District of Philadelphia.

The event, part of a larger statewide initiative, symbolized what organizers called a broken system.

Click here to read the full article published in the Roxborough-Mayanuk Patch (April 13, 2012).




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