Philly principals demand more robust response to gun violence near schools

Thursday, October 21, 2021
The Philadelphia Tribune

On Wednesday morning, the principal of Simon Gratz High School Mastery Charter received a text from one of his students, expressing grief that a friend had just died.

I really watched this little boy grow up. I’m so sad. I just lost four friends in a month. Why do we just live to die? It’s like there is no way out of this.

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