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Associated Press: Gap between rich, poor schools in Pennsylvania doubled in 4 years

The AP analysis shows that, “This school year, districts in the top half of average resident income are budgeted to spend nearly $1,800 more per student than the poorer half of districts.”

The Associated Press reports today that, “The gap between what wealthy districts and poor districts spend to educate children has widened dramatically in the four years since GOP Gov. Tom Corbett took office, amid deep budget-balancing cuts in state aid under Republican-controlled Harrisburg and long-delayed pension obligation payments coming due.