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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Bipartisan state commission to look at education funding

When it comes to sticky policy issues, none quite matches the perennial debate over school funding.

Few, if any, school districts think state funding is adequate, and many poorer school districts – including Philadelphia – believe their allocations fail to match their special needs, and thus cuts end up being even more harmful.

A new, 15-member commission […]

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Commission examines Pennsylvania school funding

A state commission charged with recommending a school funding formula heard testimony Wednesday about the history and complexity of paying for public education in Pennsylvania. The group of Corbett administration officials and legislators is required to report to the General Assembly by June 2015. There is interest in many corners in examining how Pennsylvania funds its […]

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