Want to see a public school system in its death throes? Look no further than Philadelphia. There, the school district is facing end times, with teachers, parents and students staring into the abyss created by a state intent on destroying public education.
In 2013, Philadelphia Public Schools were barely able to open their doors, thanks to Governor Tom Corbett deliberately starving them of funds. “It’s indescribably insane,” one activist says. “It’s an absolute atrocious mockery of anything related to public leadership.” Read more at Salon.com.