15 results for tag: Basic Education Funding


For Immediate Release: 20 Years of Basic Education Funding in Pennsylvania

Citizens for Fair & Equitable School Funding www.SupportEquityFirst.org   Media Contact: Shelly@SupportEquityFirst.org @EquityFirstOrg  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2018 Twenty Years of Basic Education Funding in Pennsylvania Looking at Governors in Four Year Terms (adjusted for inflation) $1.15 Billion – Rendell – 2nd Term of 4-year term $   908.52 Million – Rendell – 1st Term of 4-year term $   745.82 Million – Ridge/Schweiker – 2nd Term of 4-year term $   575.50 Million – Corbett 4-year term $   564.25 Million – Wolf 1st Term of 4-year term (Harrisburg, PA) - June 14, 2018 – Even though the national ...

York City schools: End of state oversight near?

Lindsay C. VanAsdalan, York DispatchPublished 10:46 a.m. ET June 7, 2018 | Updated 12:43 p.m. ET June 7, 2018 For nearly six years, the York City school board has operated under the watchful eye of a state-appointed financial recovery officer. That watchdog now says the district is making good progress, and her oversight might not be needed much longer. However, Carol Saylor said only one of the four financially distressed districts ensnared by a 2012 law — Harrisburg — has completed its recovery plan, and it's still awaiting word on its recovery status. More: State places York City schools in financial recovery More: York City ...

EQUITY FIRST RELEASES 2018 LIST OF THE MOST UNDERFUNDED SCHOOL DISTRICTS BY COUNTY

Citizens for Fair School Funding www.SupportEquityFirst.org  Media Contact: Shelly@SupportEquityFirst.org @EquityFirstOrg  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2018   EQUITY FIRST RELEASES 2018 LIST OF THE MOST UNDERFUNDED SCHOOL DISTRICTS BY COUNTY The Brutal-Truth of Basic Education and Special Education Funding The Top 11 Underfunded Counties in School Funding are Underfunded $1.04 BILLION, annually While the Top 11 Overfunded Counties in School Funding are Overfunded by $598 Million, annually Philadelphia & Berks County School Districts Underfunded by $508 Million Allegheny and Westmoreland School Districts Overfunded by $215 ...

#CivilFundingWar Meeting

PENNSYLVANIA KNOWINGLY UNDERFUNDS POOR, MINORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS BY MILLIONS Harrisburg School District is underfunded by $31.77 million  Every Year in Basic and Special Education Funding JOIN US FOR A MEETING TO STOP AND FIX THIS! #CIVILFUNDINGWAR Monday, April 30, 2018 5:30 pm Registration and Refreshments 6:00 pm Meeting Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church 238 Seneca Street, Harrisburg, PA RSVP on EventBrite here. For more information contact Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria at Shelly@SupportEquityFirst.org or 717.623.0909. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

#CivilFundingWar Meeting – Pizza Night!

PENNSYLVANIA KNOWINGLY UNDERFUNDS POOR, MINORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS BY MILLIONS Harrisburg School District is underfunded by $31.77 million  $38 MILLION! Every Year in Basic and Special Education Funding JOIN US FOR THE #CIVILFUNDINGWAR PIZZA NIGHT  & HARRISBURG SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018 5:00 - 5:30 Registration 5:30 Meeting 6:00 We will head to the Harrisburg SD Administration Building to attend the School Board Meeting 1601 State Street, Harrisburg, PA (or, meet us there if you cannot arrive at St. Paul's before 5:30) For more information contact: Shelly@SupportEquityFirst.org or 717.623.0909 or visit www.Su...

#CivilFundingWar Meeting

PENNSYLVANIA KNOWINGLY UNDERFUNDS POOR, MINORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS BY MILLIONS Harrisburg School District is underfunded by $31.77 million  Every Year in Basic and Special Education Funding JOIN US FOR A MEETING TO STOP AND FIX THIS! #CIVILFUNDINGWAR Thursday, March 22, 2018 5:30 pm Registration and Refreshments 6:00 pm Meeting Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church 238 Seneca Street, Harrisburg, PA RSVP on EventBrite here. For more information contact Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria at Shelly@SupportEquityFirst.org or 717.623.0909. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Equity First and The Citizens for Fair School Funding Say No Overfunded School District Should Get New Money This Budget Year

For Immediate Release: Contact: Rebecca Kann 717.975.7430 Rebecca@LewisStrategic.com Equity First and The Citizens for Fair School Funding Say No Overfunded School District Should Get New Money This Budget Year  Group Pushing  2018 #CivilFundingWar Battle Plan to End School Funding Discrimination (Harrisburg, PA) – March 13, 2018 – Equity First and The Citizens for Fair School Funding recently declared #CivilFundingWar on Pennsylvania school funding and shared its 2018 battle plan. The group is recruiting Pennsylvania volunteers for 6-month enlistments to join the #CivilFundingWar for the May/June budget battle. The Dauphin ...

Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria Named Managing Director, Equity First

For Immediate Release: ontact: Rebecca Kann Rebecca@LewisStrategic.com 717.975.7430 Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria Named Managing Director, Equity First (Harrisburg, PA) – March 8, 2018 – The Citizens for Fair School Funding (“Equity First”) is pleased to announce Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria has been named Managing Director of Equity First! Shelly is an artist, lifelong community crusader and former legislative staff member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. “I’ve had the honor of knowing Shelly her whole life and she’s been fighting against racial injustices and helping advance solutions for as long as I can remember,” ...

DECLARATION OF #CIVILFUNDINGWAR

Citizens for Fair School Funding “Equity First” Media Contact: Equity First 717.975.7430 Info@SupportEquityFirst.org | @EquityFirstOrg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2018   DECLARATION OF #CIVILFUNDINGWAR Harrisburg School District is Underfunded by $31.77 Million Every Year in Basic and Special Education Funding (Harrisburg, PA) – March 1, 2018 – The Citizens for Fair School Funding declared funding war on Pennsylvania school funding and shared its 2018 battle plan at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Harrisburg with a large group of community leaders and activists. The group is recruiting Pennsylvania volunteers for ...

#CivilFundingWar

PENNSYLVANIA KNOWINGLY UNDERFUNDS POOR, MINORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS BY MILLIONS Harrisburg School District is underfunded by $31.77 million  Every Year in Basic and Special Education Funding JOIN US FOR A MEETING TO STOP AND FIX THIS! #CIVILFUNDINGWAR Thursday, March 1, 2018 9:30 Registration and Coffee 10:00 Meeting Saint Paul's Episcopal Church 238 Seneca Street, Harrisburg, PA RSVP on EventBrite here. For more information contact Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria at Shelly@SupportEquityFirst.org or 717.623.0909. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.