More taxes for schools? Philly’s unlikely champion

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    Philadelphia School District headquarters at Broad and Spring Garden streets (Emma Lee/for NewsWorks)

    Philadelphia School District headquarters at Broad and Spring Garden streets (Emma Lee/for NewsWorks)

    The importance of funding for public education is not lost on the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the eleven-county region’s business advocacy organization that promotes growth and economic development.

    Its president and CEO Rob Wonderling spoke with WHYY’s Dave Heller on the chamber’s efforts to improve public education in the region, and the Philadelpha School District in particular, including a surprising support of more taxes for schools.

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