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Category Archives: Northwest

Titusville Area School District adopts budget with tax hike

Titusville Herald: 2.9 percent increase for Crawford County, a 1.7 percent increase for Venango County, and a 2.7 percent increase for Warren County residents.

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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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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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Insider: Education Funding

Erie News Now: Education funding.

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Erie schools get help from Harrisburg

GoErie.com: Erie schools get help from Harrisburg.

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Erie-area school officials call on Harrisburg to fix education spending

GoErie: Superintendents from Girard, Corry, Conneaut and Iroquois highlight the challenges their school districts face in advance of Gov. Tom Wolf’s next budget address.

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Despite ongoing budget issues, area schools don’t want sports to be cut

Beaver County Times: Despite ongoing budget issues, area schools don’t want sports to be cut.

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Taxes stand out as Erie schools develop recovery plan

Erie Times-News: Taxes stand out as Erie schools develop recovery plan.

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Erie schools reopen on positive note

Erie Times-News: Erie schools reopen on positive note.

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Our view: Erie’s school-based safety net plan makes sense

Erie Times-News: Erie’s school-based safety net plan makes senseOur view: Erie’s school-based safety net plan makes sense.

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