The Daily Numbers for Monday, Aug. 24

The Daily Numbers: 1 p.m., when both sides in the battle over special education reimbursement will be in front of Delco Judge Chad Kenney.

40,000 dollars per student, what Chester Upland currently reimburses charter schools for special education students.

16,000 what the state wants that number reduced to.

23 million dollar deficit, what the district is currently facing.

10,000 volunteers who will be enlisted for the visit by Pope Francis.

2 bodies found in a home in Upper Darby.

2 field on Furey Road in Upper Chi that have been repaired in a year-long project.

4 regional rail line train stations that were selling those special papal passes for use on regional rails during the Sept. 26-27 visit by Pope Francis.

17 miles of roads being repaved this week, covering 11 Delco municipalities.

200 protesters who showed up Sunday to oppose 114 mile pipeline that would move natural gas from Pennsylvania to New Jersey.

32, age of off-duty Philadelphia police officer who was killed when his car struck a tree Saturday night.

1 percent of Pa. tax revenue that comes from taxes and fees generated dkirectly from the extraction of oil and natural gas.

19 people sickened by fumes in a dorm at Kutztown University on Sunday.

2 people stabbed after a dispute among groups at N.J. amusement park bubbled over.

3 Americans saluted as heroes for taking down a gunman on a packed train in France.

2 big hits taken by Sam Bradford during his debut as Eagles QB Saturday night vs. Ravens, including a low shot on that twice-rebuilt left knee. He got up both times.

3 of 5 passing for Bradford in his first action of the season.

2 straight impressive wins for the Eagles in exhibition play.

8 shutout innings tossed by Aaron Nola in a sparkling display vs. the Miami Marlins Sunday.

3 hits, 2 walks and 6 strikeouts for the Phils’ rookie.

50-74 record for the Phils, which moves them into tie with Miami for worst record in Major League Baseball.

3 straight wins over the Marlins in a sweep for the Phils.

21-12 mark for the Phils since the All-Star break.

10th save in 13 chances for Ken Giles, who pitched the 9th.

5 shutouts for the Phillies this year.

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.

Sam Bradford took a cheap shot on his rebuilt left knee in his very first series after coming back from surgery. And he survived.

I Don’t Get It: Yes, that is Labor Day and the end of summer staring off in the horizon. I don’t get it.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to Wallingford-Swarthmore officials, who reviewed parents’ complaints about the new school dress code and came up with an alternate plan.

Quote Box
: “I am hopeful that Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia, which will be such an extraordinary event in the life of the city and indeed a once-in-a-lifetime moment for most people, will be an opportunity for us to reflect upon some of the most important fits which God has given us: Life, family, faith.”

- The Rev. William Donovan, the Delco priest who has played an integral part in the planning for the event.