News & Legislation
PASBO, along with the PA Association of School Administrators and the PA Association of Rural and Small Schools, released the 2021 winter school district budget report that highlights the past, present and future impacts that COVID has had on school districts. Covering the educational, financial and operational implications of educating students through a global pandemic, the report highlights the ongoing challenges as schools continue through the 2020-21 school year.
The PA Association of School Business Officials (PASBO) anticipates that school districts will pay about $475 million more in charter school tuition this school year than last year, further straining budgets already stretched thin by the pandemic.
PASBO released it's projection of the drop in local revenues for school districts next year the day after the House State Government Committee approved a bill to freeze school district property taxes next year.