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Year-round schools, safety and more funding are just some of the key issues the School District of Philadelphia hopes to tackle in Tuesday’s Inaugural State of Public Education address.
School Board President Reginald Streater, Esq. and Mayor Cherelle Parker will join Superintendent Tony B. Watlington, Sr. as he delivers his first Public Education address to the city.
Ahead of the event tomorrow, Watlington sat down with members of the media to outline the key issues he plans to tackle and previewed the obstacles they face as a district.
Philadelphia schools Superintendent Tony Watlington in his office at school district headquarters on North Broad Street. (Emma Lee/WHYY)