Thursday, March 17, 2011

PPG: Planning for less: Proposed state cuts are forcing schools to adjust

Planning for less: Proposed state cuts are forcing schools to adjust
Thursday, March 17, 2011
If there's one certainty in the education budget proposed last week by Gov. Tom Corbett, it's that school districts on all ends of the spectrum are feeling the pain.
If the budget passes with cuts in place, some poor districts will no longer be able to operate after-school tutoring programs, and some will be forced to give up full-day kindergarten as funding for those programs is set to be eliminated. In addition, the districts stand to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in charter school tuition reimbursements, which also would be cut.
Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11076/1132478-55.stm#ixzz1GrivubrD

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