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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Editorial: Time to ‘reassess’ education funding in Pa.

Delaware County Daily Times: Time to ‘reassess’ education funding in Pa.

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Indiana board looks to make up $1 million deficit

Indiana Gazette: Indiana board looks to make up $1 million deficit.

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Report: Lack of Rural School District Spending Impacts PSSA Results

Explore Venango: Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children’s Report, “Spending Impact on Student Achievement: A Rural Perspective,” shows when rural school districts spend below the amount needed to educate students – or their adequacy target – that under spending is a direct result of inadequate state support and negatively impacts student achievement.

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Top 5 Letters to the editors of the week

PennLive: Top 5 Letters to the editors of the week – Lawmakers need to come through for school kids this #PABudget season.

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Report: Most Northern Tier of Pennsylvania schools underfunded

Olean Times-Herald A majority of school districts across the region are spending less on educating students than what’s needed to ensure the state’s rigorous academic standards are met.

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Fewer dollars being spent by area school districts, study says

Bradford Era: A majority of the schools across the region are spending less on educating students than what’s needed to ensure the state’s rigorous academic standards are met.

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Without funding, more districts will face Erie’s plight: William A. Nichols

GoErie: As the state share falls, the gap between rich and poor districts widens. School districts in rural areas, or without wealthy tax bases, are not able to raise the same amount of revenue as wealthy areas. As a result, schools and students suffer.

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Report: Lack of Rural School District Spending Impacts PSSA Results

Explore Jefferson:  Doing more with less is a reality for local school districts, but one state organization sys the lack of adequate state funding for rural school district Pennsylvania is showing itself in lower scores on standardized tests.

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Keystone Crossroads: Education Equity

Keystone Crossroads: Education Equity – Every child in Pennsylvania is offered an education through their local school district, but not every district is able to provide the same opportunities. A lot depends on the where the student lives.

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PA Education Funding Inequities

WITF: PA education funding inequities. Our guests are Donna Cooper, the Executive Director of Public Citizens for Children and Youth, John Callahan, the Assistant Executive Director for Public Policy with the Pennsylvania School Boards Association and Kevin McCorry, Keystone Crossroads reporter stationed at WHYY in Philadelphia.

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