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PaSW’s 2022-23 School Funding Proposal: A Bigger Step Toward Adequate and Equitable State Funding for Schools

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The Update: What’s Important in Harrisburg and D.C. – November 27, 2021

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR KRC KUDOS—This past month, two days into a strike by teachers without a union contract...

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STATEMENT: U.S. House Passage of ‘Build Back Better’ Advances Transformational Investments in U.S. Jobs, Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Kirstin Snow; snow@pennbpc.org; 215.510.9336 STATEMENT: U.S. House Passage of ‘Build Back Better’ Advances Transformational Investments...

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The Update: What’s Important in Harrisburg and D.C. — November 15, 2021

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR In Washington, President Biden just signed the bipartisan infrastructure law. Read more here about what it...

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In Pennsylvania Schools, The Kids Who Need the Most Get the Least

On Friday, a trial will begin in Commonwealth Court to determine whether Pennsylvania is meeting its constitutional responsibility to give every student an adequate and equitable education.  ...

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Economic, Racial, and Ethnic Inequality in Pennsylvania School Funding

It is well known that Pennsylvania’s K-12 schools are inadequately and inequitably funded. But the extent of the problem...

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A Quarter Century of Decline: School Funding In Pennsylvania 1993-94 to 2019-2020

After controlling for inflation in education costs, Pennsylvania’s public school districts are funded below the funding level they were...

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Uncovering Pennsylvania’s School Funding Disparity by Income

Relative to what they need, Pennsylvania’s poorest school districts receive 35% less funding than its richest. The incredible inequities...

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The Update: What’s Important in Harrisburg and D.C. – November 8, 2021

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR The bipartisan infrastructure bill crossed the finish line late Friday night! We are happy to...

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RELEASE: From Cutback to Comeback: A Path Forward for Scranton and Its School District

For Immediate Release November 4, 2021   Contact:   Kirstin Snow, snow@pennbpc.org   RELEASE: From Cutback to Comeback: A Path...

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From Cutback to Comeback: A Path Forward for Scranton and Its School District

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This Is How (and How Many) Pennsylvanians Are Helped by the Build Back Better Plan

Updated November 18, 2021. President Biden’s Build Back Better plan is an unprecedented and transformative plan to better the...

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