You are viewing 19 articles with the tag school funding by the author Eyes on the Street

    • PATCO trains to New Jersey, Photo by Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

June 20: City budget, $30m more for schools | PATCO ridership drop | Buffered bike lane dreams | Pedestrian safety | Cunningham Piano

Happy Friday! At its final session before summer recess City Council passed a $4.5 billion operating budget, rafts of bills enabling things like bike share and affordable housing development, the…

    • Mummers Parade, Photo by Shrimpcracker
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March 27: Census shows growth | Transit Workers Union not afraid of strike | Taxing shale, funding schools | Red light camera support wanes | Shopping center sold

Philadelphia's population grew 0.29 percent between July 2012 and July 2013. The latest Census data shows the city's population grew by 4,518 residents. The growth is smaller, though, than it was…

    • Max Levy Building, By Gary Reed
    • Clef Club
    • Walnut Street, Philadelphia Photos
    • Goldtex, February 2013
    • Engine 6, Ladder 13. Photo courtesy of Phillytrax
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September 3: September to bring "normal" precipitation | Teachers' union will continue negotiating | Massive South Jersey fire | Two parking lots may be developed | Bike theft on the rise

Happy September Streeters! Here's what made news over the long weekend. Despite its soggy start, September may be drier. Rainfall this summer reached 29.71 inches. That's significantly more than last…

    • Thadeus Stevens School
    • View from the Ferry
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August 22: Camden County master plan survey | Judge delays building collapse suits | $50 million only gets schools so far | Plastic bag fee | 'Snakey,' Swathmore safe

Good morning Eyes on the Street!  Want to have a say in the future of Camden County? The County is updating a master plan that will lead development through 2040, and…

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    • Ed Bacon mural, Drury Street, Photo by Phillytrax
    • The original Northeast High School, Courtesy of David Swift
    • race day
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August 13: DRPA dysfunction continues | North Philly vacancy then and now | Fly School in Kensington | Schools: funding, boycott, student voices

Good morning, Streeters. Here’s what’s buzzing on this rainy Tuesday: An audit reveals that the Delaware River Port Authority remains deeply dysfunctional, due in part to the actions of its…

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August 9: First day of school could be delayed | Home2 Suites, worst new building in city | Mantua collapse | Q&A with Nic Esposito | Regional Rail schedules change

Happy Friday, Streeters. Pay no attention to today’s humid gloom: the weekend promises to be beautiful. Here’s what’s buzzing this morning: Unless $50 million can fall from the sky, Superintendent William…

    • flyingeagles - 1528 Walnut
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August 6: No new money for schools | Philly as DNC host? | 311 system upgrades | Cedar Park neighbor survey | too many eagles

Happy Tuesday, StreetersToday is the August Civic Design Review meeting, which will review three projects: Brandywine’s proposal for 1919 Market, the redevelopment of the Best Western site at…

    • Broad and Lehigh, Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Photos
    • Connected, Photo courtesy of Phillytrax
    • Lehigh Avenue, Fairhill
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July 9: Amtrak cuts loom | School funding crisis and layoffs | Nutter's selective transparency | Philly as gas boomtown | Lost Lots

Good morning and happy Tuesday, Streeters. Amtrak, like SEPTA, battles aging infrastructure in an era of declining funds and increased ridership. The Inquirer reports that Senator Bob Casey is among those…

    • Sunday morning under the El, at Berks
Eyes on the Street

July 1: School funding falls short | culture of non-collection | SEPTA budget, fare hikes, gender stickers | city homicides drop 38%

Welcome to the working week, Streeters! The calendar may have turned to a new month but it’s the same old weather: another thick, humid day awaits us with more rain showers…

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