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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Associated Press: Gap between rich, poor schools in Pennsylvania doubled in 4 years

The AP analysis shows that, “This school year, districts in the top half of average resident income are budgeted to spend nearly $1,800 more per student than the poorer half of districts.”

The Associated Press reports today that, “The gap between what wealthy districts and poor districts spend to educate children has widened dramatically […]

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The ABC’s of Basic Education Funding in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials provides a short, easy to follow tutorial on how funding works and the challenges lawmakers confront.

PASBO answers the question: What is Basic Edcuation Funding? CLICK HERE to see the video.

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Basic Education Commission to visit McCaskey to talk about funding

Today’s witnesses include Pedro A. Rivera, superintendent for the School District of Lancaster, Joan Benso, president of PA Partnerships for Children and additional Campaign members.

Lancaster Online reports: “The Basic Education Funding Commission will meet at McCaskey East High School today to discuss new ways to distribute money to Pennsylvania’s schools.”

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