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Our workforce skills gap

Chambersburg Public Opinion: Boosting access to high quality pre-K and investing more long-term state funding through PA’s fair education funding formula will address these inequities and help to close the skills gap ensuring a brighter economic future for all.

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Gov. Wolf asks court to expedite school funding lawsuit; GOP leaders reiterate opposition

Philadelphia Public School Notebook: Gov. Tom Wolf filed a brief Wednesday asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to speed up its consideration of the lawsuit seeking to overhaul the state’s current system for funding education, abandoning his prior objections.

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Three quarters of U.S. public school spending cuts restored

The Hechinger Report: Three quarters of U.S. public school spending cuts restored.

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Norwin School District caps any property tax that could come next school year

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Norwin School District caps any property tax that could come next school year.

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Lebanon Schools preliminary budget would raise taxes

Lebanon Daily News: Lebanon Schools preliminary budget would raise taxes.

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Senate Bill 2 would siphon more tax money from public schools

Public Opinion: Senate Bill 2 would siphon more tax money from public schools.

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Plum could cut 24 jobs, close Regency elementary, end full-day kindergarten

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Plum School District officials could cut at least 24 positions, reduce kindergarten to part-time, close an elementary school and change the district’s education model to offset a $5 million deficit and avoid a tax hike next year.

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Pennsylvania business group urges improved school funding to bolster workforce

Reading Eagle: Pennsylvania business group urges improved school funding to bolster workforce.

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EDITORIAL: As we enter new year, York City School District shows some promising signs

York Dispatch: As we enter new year, York City School District shows some promising signs

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Rural Pa. public schools look to break cycle of struggle, welfare, and addiction in the Northwest

WHYY: Rural Pa. public schools look to break cycle of struggle, welfare, and addiction in the Northwest.

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