7 results for tag: Fair School Funding


Public Hearing on 100% Fair School Funding

On Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Rep. Chris Rabb will host a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on 100%  Fair School Funding: The Moral and Practical Arguments for Ending Educational Apartheid in PA. The hearing will be held at 2 p.m. at the Eleanor C. Emlen School, 6501 Chew Ave...READ MORE

Rep. Rabb to host Policy Committee hearing on fair school funding Wednesday in Philadelphia

Policy Committee    January 18, 2019 | 5:08 PM PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 18 – State Rep. Chris Rabb, D-Phila., will host a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing to discuss the moral implications and practical solutions to addressing Pennsylvania’s ranking as the worse state in the U.S. on public education funding equity. The hearing will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the Eleanor C. Emlen School, 6501 Chew Ave., Philadelphia. The media and public are invited to attend. He will be joined by state legislators from across the state, including Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, who previously ...

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 ...

YORK DAILY RECORD: YORK CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT AMONG MOST UNDERFUNDED IN PENNSYLVANIA

Rick Lee, rlee@ydr.comPublished 4:27 p.m. ET May 15, 2018 | Updated 1:32 p.m. ET May 16, 2018 Watchdog group claims underfunding is discriminatory York City School District is the most underfunded public school district in Pennsylvania in terms of money spent per student, according to EquityFirst, a watchdog group concerned with basic and special education funding in the commonwealth. And, the city district ranks fourth overall in EquityFirst's list of most underfunded Pennsylvania school districts. EquityFirst based its findings on data collected from the Pennsylvania Department of Education's analysis of the governor's proposed budget ...

(YORK DISPATCH) COALITION: YORK CITY DISTRICT IS PA’S MOST UNDERFUNDED PER STUDENT

Lindsay C. VanAsdalan, 717-505-5450/@lcvanasdalanPublished 12:58 p.m. ET May 14, 2018 | Updated 4:42 p.m. ET May 16, 2018 A coalition fighting for equitable education funding in Pennsylvania has named York City the most underfunded school district in the state based on per-student spending, and one of the most severely underfunded overall. Underfunded by $51.65 million in basic and special education annually and by $6,565 per student, the York City School District is one of 19 within the state's 500 school districts that is underfunded by more than $10 million. More: House Democratic Policy Hearing on fair education funding Lawmakers "always ...

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 ...

The Fight to End White Supremacist Funding Schemes In Pennsylvania Government

Citizens for Fair School Funding #EquityFirst #CivilFundingWar Media Contact: Equity First Info@SupportEquityFirst.org | @EquityFirstOrg   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2018 The Fight to End White Supremacist Funding Schemes In Pennsylvania Government White School Districts Supremely Benefit from 30-Year Plan to Delay Fair School Funding 99 School Districts Get 2 Times Their Fair Funding Allocation and Keep Getting More  (Harrisburg, PA) – January 24, 2018 – A week after MLKJ Day 2018, Pennsylvania continues to fund school districts through Jim Crow funding schemes that greatly-favor white school districts.[1]  Over ...