Strings attached to Phila. school grant rankle many

By Troy Graham, Inquirer Staff Writer

When it comes to educating Philadelphia’s public school children, what constitutes “reform” of the system?

Opinions vary, but the ones that matter right now reside in Gov. Corbett’s administration.

That’s because Corbett won’t release a $45 million grant the School District of Philadelphia needs until his education secretary decides reforms have begun to make the schools better and more fiscally sound.