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District facing cash-flow problems without state funds

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

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The School District of Philadelphia is anticipating a cash crunch in just a few weeks.

The problem is the budget stalemate in Harrisburg.

With no state budget in place, the city schools are missing out on vital state funding, said William Hite, District superintendent.

"Without that revenue, we will run into peril because it will be a situation where we do not have the cash to take us through without the monies that typically come from the state," he said Wednesday.

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