There is a lot of buzz recently in the local media about how parents really really really want to stay in the city but that the school district is making it harder and harder.
Penn Alexander catchment parents once again forced to camp out in the insane weather to secure a seat.
Thanks to a groundswell of support from The West Philadelphia Coalition for Neighborhood Schools WPCNS, the Lea Elementary project has raised the most funds of any Recyclebank Green Schools in the country!
Parents that gamble by buying a house in a desirable catchment or forgo the lottery or private school application process could end up out of luck
On her blog Raising Philadelphia, Inquirer reporter Miriam Hill wrote quite an amusing piece on her struggle in deciding between public and private.