(Aug 6) $265M for Philly schools may not be enough to start classes on time, superintendent says

By The Associated Press 
on August 06, 2014 at 11:29 AM, updated August 06, 2014 at 2:03 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett says the state will advance $265 million to the cash-strapped Philadelphia schools.

But Superintendent William Hite says the money won’t guarantee buildings will open on time.

Hite says the district still has an $81 million budget gap. He says officials continue to consider layoffs, a delayed start or a shortened school year.

Full story: $265M for Philly schools may not be enough to start classes on time, superintendent says The Associated Press, 8/6/14

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