Pennsylvania School Districts

(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett, in file photo.  Credit: Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

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.


Corbett budget address

Corbett Seeks To Prevent Property Tax Hikes That Could Follow Education Cuts

Answering critics who say cuts in state funding for public schools will simply result in local tax hikes, Governor Corbett, in his budget address, proposed that all property tax hikes above the rate of inflation be subject to voter referendum.



Corbett Budget Cuts Target Pennsylvania Schools

Along the 422 corridor in Philadelphia’s western suburbs, farmland has been sprouting with new homes, shopping centers and pharmaceutical hubs for over a decade. So money has not really been a problem in most of the local school districts, until now.