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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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Chichester hikes taxes, cuts 2 positions

Daily Times: The Chichester School Board unanimously adopted a 2017-2018 final operating budget totaling $72,880,178, reflecting a 1 percent increase – and the controversial furloughing of a social worker and technology coach.

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lmsd School Board approves tax hike for 2017-18

Main Line Times: Officially, from school district numbers, the tax hike in the 2017-2018 budget represents a 2.48 percent increase over last year’s budget.

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North Penn passes budget with 2 percent tax increase, gets deal done with superintendent, administrators, support staff

Intelligencer: North Penn passes budget with 2 percent tax increase, gets deal done with superintendent, administrators, support staff.

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Philadelphia elementary school students visit the state capitol to press for fair education funding

The Notebook: Philadelphia elementary school students visit the state capitol to press for fair education funding.

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Centennial school directors blame state lawmakers for another tax increase

Intelligencer: As it raised property taxes 3 percent in its 2017-18 budget, Centennial school directors pointed to Harrisburg as the culprit for forcing district homeowners to pay $105 more next year.

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