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Palumbo High School

(Philadelphia School District headquarters.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia School District Financial Crisis Leaves Many Lives In Limbo

Many of the 4,000 laid-off Philadelphia school employees are living in limbo, waiting to see whether the district can scrape-together enough money to hire them back.


(Students pose for a memento photo before the movie screening.  Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Students at a South Philly High School Win Regional School Attendance Challenge

The Academy at Palumbo High School was among the schools in 17 states that competed in the Fall Attendance Challenge sponsored by the Get Schooled Foundation to have the highest attendance rate for the first half of the school year.