Nutter, team dismissive of ‘bogus’ school-funding plans from mayoral candidates

 Rob Dubow, Philadelphia's Director of Finance and Chief Education Officer Lori Shorr evaluated ideas being discussed on how to fund the city schools. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

Rob Dubow, Philadelphia's Director of Finance and Chief Education Officer Lori Shorr evaluated ideas being discussed on how to fund the city schools. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

As you may have already heard, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter doesn’t much respect the “bogus” (his words, not NinetyNine’s) school-funding plans being proposed by those who would take over his office in January.

 

 

Well on Monday, Finance Director Rob Dubow and Chief Education Officer Lori Shorr hosted a press briefing in City Hall to break down ideas of “how to fund the city schools for the upcoming FY16 budget year and beyond.”

“It’s not that these are all horrible ideas and that no one should look at them,” Dubow said. “It’s just that they don’t get the district what it needs.”

WHYY’s Kevin McCorry was on hand for the event. Read his report via this link.

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