Board President Wanda Mann announced at Monday’s meeting that the board will issue a counterproposal to Watkins before it votes at a special meeting next Monday. The board initially had 10 days to approve or reject the plan, but the state extended the deadline until Monday because of the Thanksgiving holiday.
may not survive new state plan Upland
Charter schools blast SRC’s move to limit enrollment
Martha Woodall, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Pa. cyber charters still struggle with PSSAs
Educators anxious about switch to Keystone Exams
Students across Pennsylvania begin taking the much-anticipated Keystone Exams next month, but many educators worry whether they will take the tests as seriously as they should.
An annual economic and budgetary projection from the state’s Independent Fiscal Office, a state equivalent of the Congressional Budget Office, forecasts 0.8 percent revenue growth this year and 3 percent annual growth for the state’s revenues in the next five year. Pension costs are projected to climb by 46 percent in this year’s budget and 42 percent in next year’s budget.
“The increase in pension contributions is estimated to be about $500 million per year for the next several years,” said Mark Ryan, deputy director of the IFO.
PSERS returns 11.45% for year Pennsylvania
D.C. vouchers: What you need to know
Advisory Panel Issues Recommendations for Head Start
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