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School funding in Pa. is about to go on trial — here’s what you need to know

To prepare you for the upcoming trial we’ve broken down the history of this case, where it stands now, and where it could lead.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Updated: June 28, 2021 | 5:22 pm

Aid for schools, overtime rule were key trade in budget deal

Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, had sought more than $1 billion in new, higher funding for public schools, but met Republican resistance.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Distressed schools across Pa. join together to push for $100 million relief

A new coalition of more than a dozen education advocacy organizations, teachers, students, and leaders from across the state are demanding $100 million for Pennsylvania’s 100 most distressed school districts.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Advocacy groups say Pennsylvania underfunds special education

The state used to cover a third of costs. Now it pays for a fourth of what districts spend on services for students with disabilities.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA