Fund Our Facilities Coalition members outline need for transparency and to remedy building concerns as schools reopen

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 8 – Thirty members of the Fund Our Facilities Coalition, including lawmakers, unions and advocacy groups sent a letter to Philadelphia School Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite Jr. and Mayor Jim Kenney calling for them to devote themselves to transparency about decision making and to completely remedying building concerns before proceeding to reopen schools.

State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler, D-Phila., is among the members of the coalition and has been working with the group over the past two years to dedicate state funding and find other resources to fix unhealthy and unsafe building conditions in Philadelphia public schools.

The letter can be read here.