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Monthly Archives: August 2015

No state budget means PA schools are without $1 billion

ABC27: The state was supposed to distribute a billion dollars to school districts on Thursday but because of the budget battle, that’s not happening.

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Lower Bucks’ Morrisville district starting another school year on its own

Newsworks: Lower Bucks’ Morrisville district starting another school year on its own.

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Pennsylvania schools funding gap worst in the nation

Bucks County Courier Times: Pennsylvania schools funding gap worst in the nation.

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Press Release: Budget Impasse Causes State to Miss $1 Billion Payment to Public Schools Just as Students Return

Press Release: Budget Impasse Causes State to Miss $1 Billion Payment to Public Schools Just as Students Return

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Guest Editorial: Time to unite for school funding

The Sentinel: Time to unite for fair school funding.

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Districts suffer while lawmakers, governor battle over budget

The Observer-Reporter: While the start of the new school year has most parents jumping for joy, 500 school districts across the state are anxiously awaiting the arrival of state funds.

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Pittsburgh-region schools plan around Pennsylvania budget stalemate

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh-region schools plan around Pennsylvania budget stalemate

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Nathan Mains: State budget impasse puts politics above the needs of students

The Morning Call: Students and educators may be ready for the return to the classroom, but it appears that the Pennsylvania state budget will be tardy when the bell rings.

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Funding and accountability – finding the right balance

TheNotebook.org: Funding and accountability – finding the right balance

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Delco educators fear effects of state budget standoff

The Delaware County Times: Representatives of five of Delaware County’s 15 school districts participated in a press conference staged Tuesday morning by Public Citizens for Children and Youth outside Ardmore Avenue Elementary School in Lansdowne to express concern over the budget standoff between Gov. Tom Wolf and the state Legislature if it is not […]

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