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Report seeks to set baseline for education debate

WITF: A recent report from public education advocates seeks to set the baseline for discussion on how to address challenges facing Pennsylvania schools.

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“Educational Apartheid” in Pennsylvania must end, activists say

ABC27: “Educational Apartheid” in Pennsylvania must end, activists say.

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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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3 local school districts looking to raise taxes

Sun-Gazette: Muncy School Board voted 8-0 to raise taxes by 0.75 of a mill, from 14.5 mills to 15.50 mills, in the next school year. Loyalsock Township School Board voted 6-1 in favor of a proposed spending plan for next year that raises the real estate tax millage by 0.25. Montgomery Area School Board approved what […]

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Northwest Area votes to raise taxes

Times Leader: Property taxes will increase by 1.5 percent to finance the 2017-18 Northwest Area School District budget.

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Greensburg Salem OKs preliminary budget with $670K gap

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: The board has raised property taxes in 16 of the last 17 years.

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Woodland Hills taxes might rise 3.1 percent; board hires PR firm at $350 per hour

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Taxpayers in the Woodland Hills School District could be paying 3.1 percent more in real estate taxes next school year.

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Plum school taxes to rise 4.4 percent, and district to borrow more

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Plum School District property owners should expect to pay 4.4 percent more in real estate taxes next school year, and the school district still needs to borrow more to balance the budget.

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School funding unfair, insufficient

Lancaster Online: School funding unfair, insufficient.

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Schools play pivotal role in child’s success or failure

The Intelligencer: Schools play pivotal role in child’s success or failure.

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