Our statement on Governor Wolf’s 2017-2018 budget proposal

  Susan Spicka, Executive Director of Education Voters of PA, made the following statement about Governor Wolf’s 2017-2018 budget proposal: We recognize that this is a difficult budget year and are encouraged by Governor Wolf’s continued commitment to taking steps toward adequately funding public education in the commonwealth. Governor Wolf’s proposed increases of $100 million[…]

Our statement on the oral argument before the PA Supreme Court for the school funding lawsuit

Following oral argument of the school funding lawsuit before the PA Supreme Court, Susan Spicka, Executive Director of Education Voters of PA, made the following statement at a press conference at Philadelphia City Hall: My name is Susan Spicka and I am the Executive Director of Education Voters of Pennsylvania and a parent of two[…]

What you need to know about oral argument before the PA Supreme Court for the school funding lawsuit and how you can be part of it

On Tuesday, September 13, the PA Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the landmark school funding lawsuit in its Philadelphia courtroom and we invite you to be part of this important event. The lawsuit argues that PA’s school funding system is so inadequate and inequitable that it violates provisions in the state constitution that require a “thorough and efficient system of public[…]

FAQs about the $75 million CUT in the 2015-2016 Republican budget

FAQs about the $75 million CUT in state funding to schools in the 2015-2016 Republican budget **Need a PDF Version of this post? Click Here to get it!** In the 2015-2016 Republican budget, many members of the General Assembly failed to deliver state funding owed to school districts and demonstrated that they are unwilling to[…]