School days are here: Mayor Michael Nutter and Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite Jr. visited Swenson Arts and Technology High School on Monday. PHOTOS BY BILL ACHUFF AND MICHELLE ALTON
River Wards parents voice their concerns about the upcoming school year, their likes and dislikes about their kids’ schools, and their thoughts on the public school system — for better or worse.
The Port Richmond high school is just one of three schools that will close in the River Wards. Two Fishtown schools will stay open, but will be affected by grade changes and an influx of new students.