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Pennsylvania’s Special Education Funding Commission will travel across the state this fall to discuss special education funding with school administrators, parents and educators. They will compile their findings in a report due by Nov. 30. The report may include...read more
Pennsylvania’s economy is tracking upward. Unemployment is near all-time lows. High-wage, family-sustaining jobs are available statewide. This economic boom promises prosperity for all, right? Not quite. Look more closely, and the upward trajectory threatens to...read more
LOWER MERION — The Lower Merion Board of School Directors this week joined a growing chorus of school boards across the region to pass resolutions asking for increases in funding for lower-income districts across Pennsylvania. The resolution grew out of a board...read more
Special education costs in Northeast Pennsylvania school districts increased by $110 million over nine years — straining budgets as districts try to deliver the education they are legally required to provide. School districts received little additional help from the...read more