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A new report from The Pew Charitable Trusts examines the Philadelphia legislative practice known as “councilmanic prerogative,” through which individual City Council members make nearly all of the land use decisions in their jurisdictions. Read More
A new report from The Pew Charitable Trusts examines the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) and its effectiveness in helping Philadelphians attain higher education and marketable job skills. Read More
PHILADELPHIA—In its latest look at Philadelphia by the numbers, The Pew Charitable Trusts finds reason for optimism, even as deep-seated challenges persist. Read More