Five things the Legislature can do to make Pennsylvanians’ lives measurably better in 2021 | John L. Micek
This new time calls for a reset on everything. The dawning of a new year offers just such and opportunity. The 253 members of the General Assembly should not squander it.
New report: Pa. has spent a decade ignoring skyrocketing special ed. costs | Thursday Morning Coffee
State funding for students with disabilities was flatlined while local special education spending grew by $2 billion over a decade, new research concludes.
Report: Special education costs are ballooning, as state funding lags behind
The stagnant support from the state has forced school districts to shoulder an ever-increasing share of special education costs,
Legislative panel will travel the state this fall to hear concerns on the way Pa. pays for special education
The panel will compile its findings in a report due by Nov. 30.