school-funding

In a full day of proceedings, Pa. court hears closing arguments in school funding trial

BY: - March 10, 2022

Commonwealth Court Judge Renée Cohn Jubelirer is now tasked with a ruling in the case, which focuses on the General Assembly’s constitutional mandate to provide a “thorough and efficient” education system.

‘Do right by our children or find new jobs’: Education advocates call for fair school funding

BY: - November 17, 2021

“For school districts all across the state of Pennsylvania, it’s not already raining — it’s a doggone hurricane,” the Rev. Dwayne Royster, the executive director of POWER Interfaith, a grassroots organization of state congregations, told more than 100 demonstrators holding handmade signs.

Lawsuit over Pa. school funding goes to trial, witness testimony begins next week

BY: - November 12, 2021

The trial is expected to run through January and could change how Pennsylvania public schools are funded.

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All you need to know about school funding inequities in Pa. | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - May 15, 2021

Charter school enrollment shot up during the pandemic, punching a hole in school districts' budgets.

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Pa.’s long journey to fair school funding | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - February 20, 2021

Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed a $1.35B infusion for public education, driven out through the state's fair funding formula.

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A western Pennsylvania school district ran out of paper. That’s everything you need to know about school funding in Pa. | Analysis

BY: - February 18, 2020

Yes. People stepped up to help. But this isn't a feel-good story. It's a giant red flag on the inequities in school funding in Pennsylvania.