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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Pa.’s school-spending gap widest in nation

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that, “Pennsylvania has the nation’s starkest spending gap between rich and poor school districts, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Friday, and that must be remedied.”

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Basic Education Funding Commission Meets

Fox 43 reports that, “State officials in Harrisburg are continuing discussions about how to distribute funding for Pennsylvania schools.”

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Wolf delivers on his promise to boost Pennsylvania education spending

The P-G takes a deep look at the governor’s education proposal, from PreK Counts through higher ed.

The Post-Gazette reports that the governor’s proposal, “… also takes into account his expectation that the Legislature will enact a new funding formula for spending this money after the bipartisan Basic Education Funding Commission issues its report on […]

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Equitable school funding forum held in William Penn School District

The Delaware County Times reports that, “As the date nears for Commonwealth Court to begin hearing a case on equitable school funding, a forum took place Saturday in one of the districts that brought the matter to the forefront.”

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