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File #: 210235    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: IN COUNCIL - FINAL PASSAGE
File created: 3/18/2021 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Authorizing the Committee on Education to hold hearings to consider the equitable allocation of resources for the School District of Philadelphia under the American Rescue Plan.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Squilla
Attachments: 1. Signature21023500

Title

Authorizing the Committee on Education to hold hearings to consider the equitable allocation of resources for the School District of Philadelphia under the American Rescue Plan.

 

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WHEREAS, The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 provides a once-in-a-decade opportunity to invest in our schools, by directing $1.3 billion to all public, private, and charter schools, with an emphasis on supporting our most disadvantaged children and families; and

 

WHEREAS, Students, teachers, and families deserve an equitable strategy to not only reopen, but also to help students catch up, thrive, and bridge the digital divide in remote learning; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF PHILADELPHIA, That the Committee on Education is authorized to hold hearings to consider the equitable allocation of resources for the School District of Philadelphia under the American Rescue Plan.

 

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