The education promises in Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed state budget look meager in Butler County.

Wolf proposed a budget without a tax increase that still manages to increase basic education spending by more than 3 percent. How? By including funds that schools already have received as money they’re getting, according to Butler’s Superintendent Brian White.

“Members of the public look and see a $1.5 million increase,” White said. “They don’t realize it’s only a $364,000 increase.”

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