Education

  • Pushing the City to pay its required share of the costs to support the Community College of Philadelphia, reducing cost burdens for students
  • Fighting for more vocational education and training in public schools
  • Introduced and pushed for legislation that would restore local control over the PPA as a means of diverting more parking revenues to the School District of Philadelphia
  • Introduced a budget amendment in 2016 which would pay for PHL pre-k using the City’s General Fund revenues instead of the soda tax
  • Introduced a budget amendment in 2018 which would fund school district costs without property tax increases
  • Introduced bill to create The Philadelphia School Teachers Reimbursement Fund, a City-run nonprofit that would reimburse personal money spent by teachers of the Philadelphia School District for the purchase of supplies, materials, and equipment needed for their classrooms

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