Philly schools chief addresses principals, parents protest as funding deadline nears

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

With just five days until the School District of Philadelphia reaches its funding deadline to determine whether schools will safely open on-time, its superintendent is meeting with principals to discuss the start of the year.

Superintendent Dr. William Hite provided the opening remarks at the district's annual leadership conference for the school administrators Monday morning.

The conference, which is taking place all week long at Samuel Fels High School in the Lawncrest section of the city, provides training for the school system's 212 principals, according to the district.

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