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Letter To The Editor: Schools Bad For Business?

AFTER MANY years we have listened to why many in leadership in the local business community say they cannot support business taxes or any other kind — because it's bad for business.

Yet, they acknowledge that they need an educated workforce, and deep inside know that a city without a school system would be terrible for business.

So, I want to ask them what they are prepared to support — and actively campaign for — to save and strengthen our schools?

Our kids' lives and our communities' lifeline are at stake. Let's hear from you, Chamber!

How do our kids get a decent education? What will you support today?  It's time to get to YES!

Shelly Yanoff Executive Director, Public Citizens for Children and Youth


Philadelphia Daily News - June 25, 2012 - Read article online
 

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