Author: Waslala Miranda


Undermining Educational Opportunity: Pennsylvania‰’s Unequal Restoration of School Funding

This policy brief examines the distribution of budget cuts per student by school district and finds large inequities. Specifically,...

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Gov. Wolf’s Education Budget Helps PA Schools Recover From Former Gov. Corbett’s Cuts

Note: This blog post has been updated since its initial posting.

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Commonwealth Foundation Doesn’t Understand What Pennsylvania’s Voters Do: We Need More Education Funding

While increasing public education funding rightly remains the top priority for Pennsylvanians after years of cuts, the Commonwealth Foundation...

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How the Achievement Gap Has Cost Pennsylvania Billions of Dollars

On May 6, researchers showed how the achievement gap and underlying inequality in Pennsylvania schools held back academic and...

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Senate Appropriations Committee: Part III of an Education Budget Preview

The Senate Appropriations Committee met on March 30 to discuss the proposed 2015-16 education budget with Acting Education Secretary...

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Senate Appropriations Committee: Part II of an Education Budget Preview

The Senate Appropriations Committee met on March 30 to discuss the proposed 2015-16 education budget with Acting Education Secretary...

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Senate Appropriations Committee: Part I of an Education Budget Preview

The Senate Appropriations Committee met on March 30 to discuss the proposed 2015-16 education budget with Acting Education Secretary...

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The State of School Funding Inequality in PA

The Education Trust, an independent national education policy organization, recently released a report on the nation’s growing funding inequalities...

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Penn Brief on PA School Funding Policy: Three Things You Need to Know

Last November, the University of Pennsylvania’s Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE) released a policy brief on how...

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Pennsylvania Ranks Worst in Education Funding Inequality

The Washington Post ran a story on March 12 about unequal education funding between the haves and have-nots in...

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