The List: 10 Heartbreaking #Philly1stDay Tweets

Not so long ago, back-to-school was a time for nervous anticipation: Students made sure they sported the trendiest outfits and backpacks; parents exhaled a sigh of relief; and teachers inhaled the scent of fresh school supplies. Thanks to the school district’s funding crisis, however, this morning was different. We’ve been scanning the #philly1stday hashtag for tweets that provide some insight and perspective on how the crisis is translating to the classroom. Unfortunately, the lugubrious tone matches the weather.

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