Arica Simms

Arica Simms (center, wearing brown jacket) makes the mile-long walk with her children. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Mom Leads Walk Representing Her Kids’ Path To New School

A Philadelphia parent opposed to the plan to close 37 public schools took to the streets yesterday to illustrate the longer walk to school her kids would have to make. “I know about the bullying that’s going on in neighborhoods and in schools,” she said. “I fear for my kids.”