Democratic Policy Committee hearing addresses public funding of private schools.
Few predict next year's budgeting process will be any better.
In fact, a few have asked what will happen if a school district goes broke and can no longer afford to keep its doors open.
The answer to that question lies in the Duquesne City School District, located in a cash-strapped former steel town along the Monongahela River.
John Baer: Could 'stashed' funds help Pa. schools in crisis?
COMMENTARY: Gov. Corbett unwilling to engage voters about his proposed education cuts
Harrisburg Patriot News, Published: Sunday, April 03, 2011, 6:46 PM
Pocono Record March 31, 2011
Pa. school districts grapple with potential cuts
By Jodi Weigand
PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW, Monday, April 4, 2011