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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Rand Corp to Pa.: Closing achievement gaps worth big money

The Philadelphia Inquirer: If Pennsylvania closed gaps in student achievement, the payoff would be enormous, according to a study released Monday.

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New proposed state education funding

wearecentralpa.com: this new funding formula shows promise of approval in a separate vote once the new state budget is passed.

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Here’s why you should ignore Scott Wagner’s distorted view of public schools: Art Haywood

The Patriot-News: A recent op-ed from State Sen. Scott Wagner, R-York, regarding public education spending in Pennsylvania (“Pa. doesn’t need to spend more on schools, it needs to spend more wisely”) contained some glaring omissions that must be addressed.

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Labor and Industry Secretary Talks Budget & Education in State College

StateCollege.com: Labor and Industry Secretary Talks Budget and Education in State College.

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Smart Talk: Education Funding

WITF Smart Talk: The program features Keystone Crossroads Kevin McCorry, Senator Mike Folmer, Senator Robert Teplitz, John Callahan from the Pennsylvania school and Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera to discuss the funding situation for school districts across the commonwealth.

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A bipartisan fix for education funding

Guest Editorial: A bipartisan fix for education funding, by PDE Secretary Rivera

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Most school districts in Pennsylvania will not have sufficient revenues over the next three years…

Temple Center on Regional Politics policy brief: Most school districts in Pennsylvania will not have sufficient revenues over the next three years to support their mandated and necessary expenditures.

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Press Release: Campaign for Fair Education Funding Issues Statement on Governor’s Veto of Budget Bill

Press Release: Campaign for Fair Education Funding Issues Statement on Governor’s Veto of Budget Bill

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