As students head back to class, schools are still dealing with bare bones budgets

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    Creative budgeting and community partners have allowed Nebinger Principal Anh Brown to provide a full-time counselor and arts programs for her students. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

    Creative budgeting and community partners have allowed Nebinger Principal Anh Brown to provide a full-time counselor and arts programs for her students. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

    The Philadelphia School District will open its doors Monday. And for the second year in a row top district officials admit that resource levels are nowhere near sufficient. 

    They say children will not be getting the thorough and efficient education they’re promised by the state constitution. NewsWorks Tonight guest host Mary Cummings-Jordan previews the upcoming school year with WHYY Education Reporter Kevin McCorry.

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