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Staff Cuts and Tax Hikes Are The New Normal For School Districts Across Pennsylvania

School districts across Pennsylvania are responding to rises in fixed costs, including pensions and charter schools, by: (A) raising property taxes, (B) reducing staff, or, in many cases, A and B.

06/16/2015

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Worries Abound as Pa. Revamps Performance Testing in Public High Schools

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is in the process of rolling out new exams for high school students that will become a graduation requirement by 2017.

12/12/2012

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Corbett To Schools: Spend More Reserve Cash

Governor Corbett believes Pennsylvania school districts could tap into their reserve funds more deeply instead of cutting programs.

05/21/2012

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Lawmakers Consider Post-Labor Day School Year Start As Boost To Pa. Economy

State lawmakers are again considering legislation that would require school districts in Pennsylvania to begin classes after Labor Day.

12/12/2011