Pennsylvania needs $5.4 billion to bring underfunded schools up to par, commission finds
A proposal to make Pennsylvania's education funding system more equitable would put $5.4 billion more into the system over seven years.
Opinion: Pa. must adopt clear, sustainable plan to address unconstitutional school funding
By Aaron Chapin Every morning, 1.7 million students wake up and head off to public schools across Pennsylvania, eager to learn and grow in classrooms that are supposed to provide them with a “thorough and efficient system of public education.” That’s what our state constitution guarantees to every student. But in February Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court […]
Commentary: Gov. Shapiro has a unique opportunity to continue leading on public education
Pennsylvania has an opportunity, as well as a court-ordered mandate, to fix our state’s unconstitutional public education funding system.
Lawmakers look for answers to fix Pennsylvania’s unconstitutional school funding system
Leaders in Pennsylvania school districts, large and small, are forced to make unthinkable decisions as they work within crumbling buildings, triage educational resources and improvise a social safety net, state officials heard this week. Educators, public school advocates, a student and an economist laid bare the depth and breadth of the commonwealth’s school funding shortfall […]