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Support Vulnerable Pennsylvanians in the PA Budget

From Better Choices for Pennsylvania (http://betterchoicesforpa.com/): Do you think working families should be able to go to the doctor when they’re sick? Should they be able to count on a great public education for their kids? In the next 24 … Continue reading

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Urge the PA Senate to Restore Public Education Funds and Formula

From Education Voters of Pennsylvania (http://www.educationvoterspa.org/): When the Governor proposed a budget, he proposed a mere $90 million restoration of state funding that had been cut from public education and did NOT propose improvements to the funding formula. (This is … Continue reading

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Make Calls to Support Public Education Funding in PA

From Education Voters of Pennsylvania (http://www.educationvoterspa.org/): Public education supporters are making calls each month (April-June) to support a better budget for Pennsylvania’s students. May 2013 Update:  As the legislature gets ready to put policy proposals into place – they are … Continue reading

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Statewide Call to Action for Public Education—Wednesday, April 10

From Education Voters of Pennsylvania (http://www.educationvoterspa.org/): Join thousands of parents, students, teachers and community members from across the state to SPEAK UP in support of our public schools on Wednesday, April 10! Harrisburg has cut almost $1 BILLION from public … Continue reading

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Report: PA Education Funding Falls Flat

Tom Joseph, Public News Service-PA Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/31283-1 (03/11/13) PHILADELPHIA – A new report says education funding in Pennsylvania lacks transparency, accuracy and fairness, and falls short of the standards used in the vast majority of other states. According to … Continue reading

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Take Action Today to Support Pennsylvania’s Students

From the Pennsylvania School Funding Campaign (http://www.paschoolfunding.org): Pennsylvania’s students need you to TAKE ACTION TODAY concerning the 2012-2013 state budget to support education. Tell your members of the Pennsylvania State Senate and House of Representatives that you want them to: … Continue reading

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Summary of Governor Corbett’s Proposed Basic Education Budget FY 2011-12

From the Education Policy and Leadership Center (http://www.eplc.org):   The Education budget for 2011-2012 proposed by Governor Tom Corbett on March 8 has Pennsylvania students bearing most of the burden of his budget cutting ideas.  It is very likely that … Continue reading

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PA House Education Committee Endorses Education Finance Principles

Released by Good Schools Pennsylvania on 7/1/09:   As the General Assembly continues to negotiate the state budget, the principles of a sound system of education finance received a ringing endorsement today when the House Education Committee, by a 22-3 … Continue reading

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Support Public Education Funding–Maintain the Investment Started in 2008

Now is the time to put public education funding front and center and we need your help!   We must spread the message about how important it is for the General Assembly to maintain the current state investment in basic … Continue reading

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