School's open in Philadelphia _ but just barely

Associated Press
School's open in Philadelphia _ but just barely

South Philadelphia High School Principal Otis Hackney III meets with students during the first day of school Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in Philadelphia. About 190,000 students are going back to class Monday in Philadelphia, where parents say severe staffing cuts have created an aura of uncertainty around the new academic year. Officials contend the school district is prepared despite the major budget reductions. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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