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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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Bethlehem school board OKs tax hike

Lehigh Valley Live: Bethlehem Area School District tax bills will rise 1.24 percent on average, a tax hike that the superintendent says is the lowest in 25 years.

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Kindergarten reading levels dramatically increase in Bethlehem

Allentown Morning Call: Two years into universal full-day kindergarten in the Bethlehem Area School District, nearly 90 percent of kindergarten students are reading on grade level.

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Saucon Valley schools approve first tax increase in nearly a decade

Allentown Morning Call: Board members voted 6-2 Tuesday to approve a 2.5 percent tax increase, raising the tax from 51.74 mills to 53.03 mills.

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Pottstown schools host forum on school-funding formula

Reading Eagle: Pottstown schools host forum on school-funding formula.

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Parkland school board OKs 1.89 percent tax hike

Allentown Morning Call: Parkland school board OKs 1.89 percent tax hike.

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Bethlehem schools’ lowest tax hike in years still has pain

Lehigh Valley Live: The board voted 7-1 to approve a $268.4 million proposed final budget that would increase taxes by 2.31 percent on average.

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Saucon Valley budget proposal calls for property tax hike

Allentown Morning Call: Saucon Valley budget proposal calls for property tax hike.

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Why public schools are leery of eliminating property taxes

Reading Eagle: Why public schools are leery of eliminating property taxes.

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Bethlehem school board leaves all tax hike options open

Lehigh Valley Live: Bethlehem school board leaves all tax hike options open.

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