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Fast for Safe Schools

Food For Philadelphia Fasters

AP | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia activists have ended a dayslong fast to protest school district layoffs. The activists say they are optimistic that...

15 Politicians Join The Philadelphia Schools Hunger Strike

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

As the “Fast for Safe Schools” effort in Philadelphia enters its 12th day, 15 local, state and nationally elected politicians have entered the rin...

In Philadelphia, Those Fasting For School Safety Greet Their 8th Day Of Hunger

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- Ten thousand unused musical instruments. No sports or art programs. No assistant principals, counselors, cafeteria aides or secretarie...