So we hate to be a downer on that first day back to work after a long holiday weekend -- especially since we know some among you are still shaking off the after-effects of one too many Special Adult Beverages. But nonetheless, we find it's best to rip the Band-Aid off quickly as we dive into today's headlines. So here's the sobering news: According to a new report, the state has $38.9 billion in available assets, but it owes more than $100 billion, making for $62 billion in obligations that have been pushed off on generations of po-faced Joe Paterno-obsessives yet to be born.
You can buy many spiffy things for $14,500.
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The bipartisan Basic Education Funding Commission established under Act 51 of 2014 has begun a series of hearings across the state, and you’re invited to join the Listening Tour hosted by PSBA, the PA Association of School Administrators (PASA), and the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO) as it follows the panel to each location this fall.
The first tour stop will be on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 from 4-6 p.m., at the Broughal Middle School, 114 W. Morton St, Bethlehem, PA 18015. Click here to register for the free event. Other tour dates will be announced as the BEF Commission finalizes the dates and locations for its hearings. The comments and suggestions from the Listening Tour will be compiled and submitted to the Commission early next year.
PSBA Website August 5, 2014