Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

House sends $45.5B budget to Shapiro — who vows to abandon Senate GOP-backed school vouchers

BY: and - July 5, 2023

‘How do we work together moving forward if we can’t count on the simple handshake agreements?’ Rep. Seth Grove asked.

Funding the 500: The unknown price tag of repairing Pa.’s deteriorating school facilities

BY: - June 20, 2023

With the monumental task of repairing, remodeling, and building new school facilities in front of them, school administrators have asked lawmakers and state officials to be “a partner” in school maintenance discussions and outcomes. 

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)

Court to hear closing arguments in landmark school funding trial

BY: - March 9, 2022

Lawyers will make their closing arguments in Commonwealth Court on Thursday.