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All Blog Posts With pennsylvania Tag or Category
June 21, 2015
June 18, 2015
The formula would provide additional funding for individual students from low-income backgrounds, as well as for students in districts with large concentrations of poverty.
May 20, 2015
The districts and parents argue that state officials have failed to adequately fund schools so that students could meet standards in state-mandated curriculum.
April 23, 2015
The lawsuit alleged that the state's funding system is "irrational" and discriminates against rural and poor children.
April 23, 2015
A Commonwealth Court judge in Pennsylvania reversed a Dec. 26 ruling that appointed David Meckley as receiver of the York district. The ruling had been appealed by the district and the teachers' union and was also opposed by Gov. Tom Wolf.
April 21, 2015
The six districts and other plaintiffs claimed in the suit that the state had given students academic standards to meet, but not the resources to do so.
March 29, 2015
Politics, testing, and a film worth watching today.
March 25, 2015
David Meckley, who was appointed receiver on Dec. 26, resigned this month. Meckley wanted to turn all of the schools into charters, a move opposed by new Gov. Tom Wolf.
March 03, 2015
The Democrat's proposed budget would restore the estimated $1 billion in education cuts made in the previous administration, and all school districts will receive more money.
February 19, 2015
The city became the latest battleground over charter school expansion when it accepted 40 applications to open new schools for the first time in seven years.