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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Report Highlights Need for Fair School Funding

Keystone Progress:  A new report from the Campaign for Fair Education Funding says a failure to restore state education funding and implement a new funding formula will only increase the achievement gap between rich and poor districts.

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Smart Talk: Budget stalemate impact on schools?

WITF Smart Talk:  At first, it was social service agencies that had to deal with no money coming in.  Many have had to borrow to stay afloat. But now, it’s the state’s 500 school districts that are facing uncertainty after missing a scheduled $1 billion scheduled payment. This comes just as classes begin for the […]

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Pennsylvania education groups push for more school funding

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: With the state budget still unresolved, the Campaign for Fair Education Funding today issued a report intended to draw attention to its call for increased basic education funding by at least $410 million.

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Press Release: Campaign for Fair Education Funding report makes case for basic education increase of at least $410 million and a new funding formula

Press Release: Campaign for Fair Education Funding report makes case for basic education increase of at least $410 million and a new funding formula

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As impasse drags on, poll shows most blame Legislature

The Sharon Herald: As impasse drags on, poll shows most blame Legislature.

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Editorial: State budget standoff hits local classrooms

The Delaware County Daily Times: State budget standoff hits local classrooms.

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Editorial: State budget impasse hurts poor schools most

The Mercury: “The state’s delay in passing a budget only aggravates the current education inequities in Pennsylvania.” said Charlie Lyons, spokesman for the Campaign for Fair Education Funding in a press release.

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A full, fair funding formula is essential for racial equality in Pa.

Philadelphia Public School Notebook: A full fair funding formula is essential for racial equality in Pa.

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Chairman of Delco School Board Legislative Council addresses William Penn School Board Members

The Delaware County Daily Times: Chairman of Delco School Board Legislative Council addresses William Penn School Board Members.

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