Pennsylvania

March 6, 2015

Pennsylvania Court Rules that Financially Distressed Districts May Not Cancel Teachers’ Contracts to Balance Their Budgets

In a major victory for teachers’ unions in this ongoing era of massive education budget gaps, on January 22, 2015, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania unanimously […]
November 21, 2014

Pennsylvania Plaintiffs File Major New Adequacy and Equity Case

On the heels of the election ousting Republican incumbent Tom Corbett in favor of his challenger, Democrat Tom Wolf, for Pennsylvania governor, a coalition of six […]
September 18, 2013

Pennsylvania Politicians Ignore Students’ Constitutional Rights

The Pennsylvania state constitution guarantees its students a right to a “thorough and efficient education,” but as students in Philadelphia return to school this month, the education […]
May 2, 2013

Pennsylvania Passes Legislation to Fix Special Education Funding Formula

On April 25, 2013, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a bill that will reform the special education funding formula to better account for the costs […]