Students, families, and education advocates join Children First and Education Voters of Pennsylvania to host a rally on the Capitol steps to “ring the bells of justice,” and call for equitable funding for Pennsylvania public schools. The rally, which took place Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, occurred on the first day of the landmark trial that could change how Pennsylvania funds its 500 school districts. (Capital-Star photo by Marley Parish)

School funding overhaul is a chance to fix old flaws in an inequitable system, advocates say

BY: - September 7, 2023

Pennsylvania lawmakers will embark on a historic effort this fall to reform the commonwealth’s education funding system that a state court earlier this year declared unconstitutional.

Years-old lawsuit challenging Pa. school funding heads to trial

BY: - November 12, 2021

The trial, expected to span two months in Commonwealth Court, revolves around the formula used to fund Pennsylvania public schools.

Teacher and students in a classroom.

Pa. must implement the Fair Funding Formula with fidelity | Timothy P. Williams

BY: - April 1, 2021

Doing anything else would be legislative malpractice where the figurative patients — taxpayers in growing districts — quietly suffer.