Editor’s Note: Welcome to School Talk, a monthly guest column looking at education issues in South Philly. If you have concerns, ideas or other thoughts about the state of schools and ways to keep improving them, email us at email@example.com. To kick things off, we have Christine Knapp, education committee chair at the Passyunk Square Civic Association.
However, much of that growth and excitement is stymied when parents begin to think about sending their children to school. Many parents assume that their local public school isn’t an option, which creates a scramble to get into charter or private schools. Others immediately begin to look to the suburbs for educational options.
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