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Ronald Warren ‘Ron' Cranford, 77, of Williamsburg, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Catherine Cranford. Ron was a member of Williamsburg United Methodist Church. He graduated from John Harris High School, Class of 1956, Harrisburg, Pa. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pa., in 1963, where he also received his Masters of Education Degree in 1968.
Governor Wolf announced that he would allow the 15-16 budget bill that is currently sitting on this desk (sent to him by the legislature last week) become law. While he will not sign the bill, he will allow it to go into effect without his signature, which will occur on Sunday, March 27.
PASBO members from across the commonwealth came together in Harrisburg to urge immediate resolution of the 2015-16 budget impasse. School districts of all shapes and sizes are struggling as a result of the $3 billion in outstanding state basic education funding with some districts facing the real possibility of closing their doors within weeks if no resolution is reached.