More than 50 people working in the education system from
A statewide coalition kicked off a “campaign for fair education funding” with a Tuesday teleconference involving 29 intermediate units. “We are building a very diversified campaign to bring all of the stakeholders into the room and together define what is fair and how we get there, fair to the schoolchildren of Pennsylvania and fair to the taxpayers,” said Monessen native and former Philadelphia state Rep. Kathy Manderino, the campaign's manager, at Allegheny Intermediate Unit in Homestead. The campaign coincides with a year-long effort to develop a new formula for school subsidies. A 15-member Basic Education Funding Commission was formed in state Act 51 of 2014 with a goal of making recommendations by June.
It's a little early to start thinking about who might lead the state Senate when the new session starts in January -- but not too early, it would seem for freshman Sen. Scott Wagner, R-York.
State funding of public education, which was 50 percent in the mid-1970s, is less than 34 percent today, with Wissahickon and other nearby districts in
Actually these are geek guns. Calculators. The embattled Republican governor and his Democratic challenger are waging a war of numbers — to say nothing of big-money television ads — over education funding. Wolf, the
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 11 AM, Pittsburgh
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Doors will open at 5 with student performances. Followed by book signing.
The Network for Public Education will hold a historic event in one month's time.