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Philadelphia Schools Sued Over Child Who Died Of Asthma

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The family of a girl who died of an asthma attack after attending a public school without a nurse has sued the Philadelphia Schoo...

Another Philadelphia Child Dies After Collapsing At School With No Nurse On Duty

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

Another Philadelphia elementary student has died after falling ill at a school that didn't have a nurse on duty. The death comes several months after ...

After Student's Tragic Death, Philadelphia Schools Get Cash Injection

AP | KATHY MATHESON and MARC LEVY | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia schools learned Wednesday they will get an extra $45 million from the state as the district s...

Girl's Death Linked to School Budget Cuts?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

If not for Philadelphia School District budget cuts, one father thinks his child may still be alive. Daniel Burch said his daughter, 12-year-old L...