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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

How this mom turned near-tragedy into a win for Philly’s most vulnerable kids

“I think about what happened there — what happened at Torresdale. Only the drivers and Livvy know.”
By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Pa. school districts stressed over rising costs for pensions, special-ed and charters

“We have an education deficit in Pennsylvania. School districts start from behind each year, struggling to find the revenue to cover just the basics."
By Kaity Kline/WHYY

Pennsylvania pressing schools to ensure special-ed students aren’t on their own

“The bottom line is helping students and ensuring that students’ rights are protected.”
By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads