Philadelphia City Council votes to pass school tax

    Though Philadelphia is still waiting on more funding from the state, City Council today voted 11 to 6 pass the city’s school tax plan, WHYY’s Tom MacDonald tells us.

    A 4 percent property tax hike and a parking meter rate hike will fund the School District with $53 million.

    Nutter said yesterday he’s not sure if more money will come from the state. Tom will have the full Council report for us later.

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