Report Finds PA School Funding Inadequate, Unfair

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-03-15/education/report-finds-pa-school-funding-inadequate-unfair/a56874-1 March 15, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window Pennsylvania schools with the fewest white students receive $2,000 a year less per pupil, according to a new report. (lourdesnique/Pixabay) PHILADELPHIA – … Continued

Where Does Your Representative Stand on Funding Private Schools with Public Money? Learn More

From Education Voters of Pennsylvania (http://www.educationvoterspa.org/): Budgets are about priorities and yesterday 147 members of the PA House made it clear that funding scholarships for students to attend unaccountable private/religious schools is one of their top budget priorities this year. … Continued

House Bill Would Divert More Public Money to Private Schools

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-03-14/education/house-bill-would-divert-more-public-money-to-private-schools/a56859-1 March 14, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window House Bill 250 would expand two educational tax-credit programs by a total of $75 million. (Jared Kofsky/Wikimedia Commons) HARRISBURG, Pa. – State … Continued

Myth Busting PA’s Super Voucher Programs—Call Your PA Legislators

From Education Voters of Pennsylvania (http://www.educationvoterspa.org/): As early as Monday, March 13, we expect to see the PA House vote on legislation to increase funding for private school scholarships through PA’s super voucher programs, the Educational Improvement Tax Credit and Opportunity … Continued

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