Philadelphia, January 22, 2015 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement in response to the decision today from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in the case of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers v School District of Philadelphia:

“As the School Reform Commission reviews its next steps, we urge the PFT and the SRC to get back to the bargaining table immediately and do the work needed to reach agreement on a contract that provides for the changes needed to educate better our children and that also respects the teachers in their work. We need to move forward, get a contract done and educate our children.”

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