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PA Supreme Court Hears Arguments in School Funding Lawsuit

The PA State Supreme Court heard arguments in the school funding lawsuit this week. Children in some districts have lavish swimming pools, while others graduate from schools without ever having used a computer or seen a library, said attorney Brad Elias, representing several school districts, parents and civil rights groups.  Legislatures and governors through the […]

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PA Auditor General Says PDE Charter School Payment Appeal Process Seriously Flawed

On August 25, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale  said his latest audit shows that a faulty Charter School Law and the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s (PDE) protracted, inconsistent, confusing, and conflicting process for handling charter school payment challenges may unfairly favor charter schools over school districts. Under the Charter School Law, charter schools receive funding from […]

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