Affidavit Filed by KRC Labor Economist Mark Price as Part of School Funding Lawsuit in Pennsylvania

Jonathan White, Stephen Herzenberg |

Pennsylvania’s constitution stipulates that the General Assembly must provide “a thorough and efficient system of public education to serve the needs of the Commonwealth.” The attached affidavit filed by KRC economist, Mark Price, in Pennsylvania’s school funding lawsuit makes the case that aggregate state funding available to school districts for classroom costs have significantly decreased since 2013, with funding gaps between low- and high-wealth school districts significantly increasing.