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School officials make their money pitch Tuesday to City Council

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

The School District of Philadelphia will make its case for additional revenue before City Council on Tuesday morning.

District officials will urge Council to agree to Mayor Nutter’s proposed 9.4 percent property tax hike.

Council has thus far given Nutter’s plan a chilly reception, but members have yet to put forward plans to deliver any portion of the $105 million in new funding sought by the District. Council’s hearings on the school budget were delayed until after last week’s city primaries.

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