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(Photos courtesy of parents)

Hundreds of local parents and students demanded full and equitable funding of Philadelphia Public Schools at City Hall this morning. Kellan White, staff person for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, tweeted “if you think education is expensive, consider the cost of ignorance.”

Watch a  video of C.W. Henry Elementary Students demand funding for public schools at City Hall on May 16, 2013. (By Alicia Crawford-Zeleniak/PUNCH MEDIA)