How much do PA schools need to properly educate all children?

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Pennsylvania did a good thing when it adopted the bi-partisan Basic Education Funding Commission’s (BEFC’s) fair funding formula for sending new state funding to school districts. It is long past time that the era of backroom deals that delivered new funding to schools represented by politically powerful members of the legislature has ended. However, state lawmakers […]

Our Response to Governor Wolf’s Budget Address

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Susan Spicka, Advocacy Coordinator for Education Voters of PA, issued the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s budget address: Budgets are about priorities. We are very encouraged that making progress on fixing Pennsylvania’s inequitable and inadequate state funding system remains a top priority for Governor Wolf. It is time for lawmakers to put the painful budget […]