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What a proposed performance-based funding model could mean for Penn State, other state-related universities

The performance-based funding model proposed by Gov. Josh Shapiro would tie state support for Penn State, Pitt, Temple, and Lincoln to metrics such as graduation rates or retention.

By Wyatt Massey/SpotlightPA

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Raising taxes on the table as Pa. weighs how to pay for education court ruling

Gov. Josh Shapiro is set to give his budget address, kicking off a debate over how Pennsylvania should pay for additional investments in education required by a court ruling.

By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA and Katie Meyer/Spotlight PA

Penn State plans to slash $94M from budget, including deep cuts to Commonwealth Campuses

University trustees will vote on the proposed budget this summer, which could cut $54 million from the Commonwealth Campuses.

By Wyatt Massey/SpotlightPA

Long-sought charter school changes on the table as Pa. lawmakers plot education funding overhaul

Pennsylvania lawmakers say a court mandate to overhaul public school funding has opened avenues for compromise on charter school reform.

By Katie Meyer/Spotlight PA