- Corbett said Wednesday that the state's school funding system should be changed.
- He's interested in a bill that would set up a commission to develop a formula to distribute money for K-12 education.
- Corbett’s handling of education funding has emerged as a major campaign issue.
Urban Media Today by Allegra Johnson January 2014
In December 2013, Thomas Sumpter was elected as the board president of the Pittsburgh Public Schools. With a new president elected, there has been a major transition within the school board; something Sumpter says is needed to support the school district.
Sumpter said he feels optimistic about the future of Pittsburgh Public Schools and that it will take the entire community to help close the achievement gap facing many low-income and minority students in the school district. UrbanMediaToday's Allegra Johnson spoke to Sumpter about the school district and what he is most hopeful for.
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