Your recent story about possible staffing cuts in the Carlisle School District, (“Proposed study could result in staffing cuts at Carlisle schools”, Jan. 3, The Sentinel), correctly noted state funding for public schools is not keeping up with the cost of educating students.

Your readers also should know that Pennsylvania currently ranks 46th in share of public education funding and, in fact, if the state fully funded the fair school funding formula it passed two years ago, Carlisle schools would see an additional $12 million annually.

Read the full LTE here: https://cumberlink.com/opinion/letters/letter-step-up-state-funding-for-education/article_f42a4a20-38b1-5600-8e55-c633e32f1f85.html