Parents fighting to keep several Phila. school kitchens open

    Some parents in Philadelphia are speaking out over the potential closure of more than 24 full-service school kitchens, including one at the Penn Alexander School.

    In a story from West Philly Local, groups in support of healthy school lunches are urging parents and community members to sign a petition that opposes the planned closures.

    According to the story, the proposal is part of the School District of Philadelphia’s plan to balance the budget.

    The proposal could impact 16,000 students at 25 schools, not including the students at Penn Alexander, who would no longer receive meals cooked at the school, according to West Philly Local.

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