Sánchez Offers Counterproposals For St. Boniface Site

 

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  • City Paper’s lead this week wonders “who’s killing public schools,” as the School Reform Commission and Mayor Nutter voice support for a consulting group’s recommendations to shutter some 40 schools in the next five years, push for further privatization, an in so doing, finally “right-size” the system.
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  1. There are many reasons to like and admire Quiñones-Sánchez: she’s a reformer by Philly standards, she talks in a constructive manner with the press and even with her critics; she always states a basis for acting the way she does. This town would be leaps and bounds better off if we could say the same thing about all of her colleagues.

    On the other hand, the Councilwoman is way out of line on this project. Even if her complaints about the NSCA project had merit, changing the zoning code willy-nilly to stop them is spiteful and autocratic. It’s also Exhibit A in the case against her “land bank” idea.

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