Recent court decision has statewide implications

A recent Court decision in Lower Merion School District has significant implications for districts across the state. Despite the fact that Lower Merion adhered to all applicable laws, provided appropriate transparency regarding financial decisions, engaged in careful, long-term financial planning and budgeted conservatively in light of the myriad of fluctuating issues that are beyond their control, they are being criticized and penalized for coming in under budget and planning for future taxpayer savings. In response to this erroneous decision, PASBO has prepared two documents that highlight the challenges of school district budgeting.
Click here to read PASBO's Response to LMSD Decision
Click here to read School Budgeting Myths