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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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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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Final Springfield budget hikes taxes 2.5 percent

Daily Times: The district’s budget is balanced at about $3.3 million more than 2016-17. It will be supported by a real estate tax increase of 2.5 percent to a total of 32.207 mills, less than a 1 mill increase from the current year. Property with the median value of $146,820 will have taxes of $4,729, […]

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Tax increase, position shifts in Interboro budget

Daily Times: The board adopted the budget with a 3.2 percent property tax increase. The millage rate for the next school year will be set at 36.0377, increasing the tax bill for the average home owner with a property assessed at $88,000 by $98. Revenue from the tax increase will bring in an additional […]

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Neshaminy school board votes to raise taxes for first time in eight years

Bucks County Courier-Times: The increase hikes total millage in the district to 155.8, or $4,298 in annual taxes for a resident with the average assessed property.

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Rumor of $100M cut in Pennsylvania’s education budget rattles fair school funding campaign

Times Herald: Worried by rumors that the state legislature may cut the additional $100 million planned for K-12 education funding in the state budget, advocates called a press conference Monday to press their point that the money is needed to begin leveling the playing field for underfunded districts.

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Rumor of $100M cut in education budget rattles fair school funding campaign

Pottstown Mercury: Worried by rumors that the state legislature may cut the additional $100 million planned for K-12 education funding in the state budget, advocates called a press conference Monday to press their point that the money is needed to begin leveling the playing field for underfunded districts.

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Rumor of $100M cut in education budget rattles fair school funding campaign

Daily Times: Worried by rumors that the state Legislature may cut the additional $100 million planned for K-12 education funding in the state budget, advocates called a press conference Monday to press their point that the money is needed to begin leveling the playing field for underfunded districts.

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Taxes going up 3 percent in Wallingford-Swarthmore

Daily Times: the school board voted 7 to 0 on Monday night – with one abstention – to approve a $78.5-million spending plan that calls for property owners to pay an additional 3 percent in school taxes starting July 1.

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