There could be some lessons in the Philly budget mess for other urban
districts, such as Chicago, that are using charters and EMOs. One
lesson is this: When your schools chief is in trouble those charters
and EMOs make great scapegoats. Vallas gets heat on school cuts. Vallas' plan to recoup roughly $75 million includes cutting the number of EMOs serving the district from 45 to approximately 25.
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