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PENNSYLVANIA GROUPS URGE COURT TO HEAR SCHOOL FUNDING CASE

Seven statewide groups concerned with the growing education gap for Pennsylvania schoolchildren are urging the Commonwealth Court to hear a pending challenge to the severe lack of resources and funding of the state’s public schools. The lawsuit, William Penn School District, et al., v. Pennsylvania Department of Education, et al., was filed in November 2014. The complaint presents detailed facts showing that thousands of students across the state, especially those in poor communities, are being denied a “thorough and efficient” education as guaranteed by the Pennsylvania Constitution.   Read More

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