News & Legislation
The State Budget was signed today by Governor Corbett. He did line item veto about $70 million of legislative expenses. The education budget was not affected by these changes.
Estimated Ready To Learn Block Grant and Special Education Funding Distributions are available.
PASBO and PASA have just released their fourth annual Report on School District Budgets, showing that the cuts to educational programs and staff that have occurred during the past several years are likely to continue into the next school year. With many districts continuing to face financial challenges, academic programs and extra-curricular activities remain at risk and class sizes are likely to increase, as mandated costs--such as employee pension and health care costs--continue to rise putting additional strain on local taxpayers.