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Podcast: A parent and non-parent debate sending more money to the schools

On this week's It's Our Money podcast, Juliana and I debate whether the city should send more money to the school district. I don't want my son to go to a district sorely lacking in resources. And she doesn't want to pay for my kid to go to school.

Podcast: A parent and non-parent debate sending more money to the schools

On this week's It's Our Money podcast, Juliana and I debate whether the city should send more money to the school district. I don't want my son to go to a district sorely lacking in resources. And she doesn't want to pay for my kid to go to school.

OK, fine, there's more to it than that. Have a listen, and then vote in our poll.

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Should the city allocate more money to the school district to help fill its budget gap?
Yes, by raising taxes
Yes, by cutting elsewhere
No
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Every year, city government spends slightly more than $4 billion. Where does all that money come from? More importantly, where does it go? Are we getting the most bang for our tax buck? “It's Our Money” is a joint project between Philadelphia Daily News and WHYY, funded by the William Penn Foundation, designed to answer these questions.

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