Chester-Upland School District
Judge Michael Baylson’s decision starts the clock running for the Pennsylvania Department of Education to advance some $3.2 million to the Chester Upland school district no later than close of business on Thursday.
Sources tell KYW Newsradio that an agreement would advance $3.2 million to the school district. That would be enough to subsidize the district through the middle of February.
No ruling from a Philadelphia federal judge on a lawsuit filed by the Chester Upland School District that seeks to force Pennsylvania education officials to advance them subsidy payments so they can make payroll next week.
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Both sides will be back before a federal judge today as the Chester Upland School District seeks a court order for more state funding to stave off a financial crisis.
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The Chester Upland School District could be just weeks away from shutting down as it copes with a massive cash crisis.
More than 200 teachers and 65 assistants gave their blessing to the payless paydays for as long as individuals can hold out.
One of the two charter schools in Chester has filed suit in Commonwealth Court, seeking millions of dollars it insists is owed to them, either by the Chester-Upland School District or the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
The Pennsylvania Education Department has shot down a request from the Chester-Upland School District for an advance on state funding the district says it needs to meet payroll after the end of the month.
The district says it will run out of money to make payroll at the end of this month, and may eventually be forced to close the schools.
There are concerns that students at one of the high schools in the Chester-Upland School District won’t be able to graduate because of a lack of teachers. A small protest in Chester tried to drive that point home.
“To be perfectly honest with you, it’s a disaster,” says Thomas Padden, a financial consultant brought in by the school board.
A public school in Chester (Delaware County) is dealing with concerns after a student was exposed to tuberculosis. But officials say there’s nothing to worry about.