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Many teachers spend their own money to provide school supplies

Reading Eagle: Many teachers spend their own money to provide school supplies.

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TASD sees increase in state funding

Titusville Herald: TASD sees increase in state funding.

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State funding not keeping up with pension, charter costs, Bucks, Montgomery school officials say

Intelligencer: State funding not keeping up with pension, charter costs, Bucks, Montgomery school officials say.

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Penn Hills, Moon Area, West Mifflin,and Peters raising taxes in 2017-18

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Penn Hills, Moon Area, West Mifflin, and Peters raising taxes in 2017-18.

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Steel Valley school board passes budget, raises taxes

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Steel Valley school board Thursday night passed a final, $34.8 million expense budget for the 2017-2018 school year with a school tax increase of .7484 mills.

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Garnet Valley school taxes to rise 2.4 percent

Daily Times: The Garnet Valley School Board approved the 2017-18 final general fund budget with very slight changes from the proposed version passed in May. The total budget has a small rise to $103,795,307 representing a $3 million (3 percent) increase in expenditures over the current year. However, the real estate tax remains at a […]

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Taxes go up but sports, activities are saved in William Penn budget

Daily Times: the board voted to adopt its budget 8-1 with a 2.9 percent tax increase and most directors wanting to keep the aforementioned programs like the award-winning track and field team, marching band and speech and debate team intact.

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W-B Area approves $121.2M budget, property tax increase

Citizens Voice:  The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board voted Tuesday to approve a $121.2 million budget and increase property taxes 3.5 percent.

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Peters School Board approves new real estate tax rate

The Almanac: Peters Township School District has instituted a real estate tax increase for 2017-18, but not in anything approaching a conventional or easily understood manner. The school board voted June 26 to set the rate at 13.19 mills, which on paper is 100.21 mills less than the current year.

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Tax hike in store for Latrobe school district property owners

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Greater Latrobe School Board on Tuesday finalized a $55.4 million 2017-18 district budget that will be funded in part by a 1.75-mill real estate tax hike, adding $46 to the average property owner’s tax bill.

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