K-12 Education

Education Funding (Less Pensions) Still Below 2008-09 LevelsIssue Spotlight: 2014-15 PA Education Budget

The proposed 2014-15 budget provides no increase in the basic education subsidy line, leaving that allocation at $5.5 billion. Instead, the plan adds $251 million in other new classroom funding, which is still $430 million below 2010-11.

Budget Analysis: Education Funding in Governor's 2014-15 Proposal

Education Facts: Data on School Enrollment, Poverty, and Education Funding

Budget Summit: Resources from PBPC's 2014 PA Budget Summit

June 2013 Poll: School Cuts Top Concern for Pennsylvania Voters

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July 2, 2009

Throughout June, PBPC presented a daily look at how service cuts being considered in Harrisburg will hurt Pennsylvanians. Check out the whole list of 30.

February 4, 2009

Governor Ed Rendell's proposed 2009-10 budget manages to avoid deep cuts.

July 2, 2008

Governor Rendell and state legislative leaders agreed on the framework for a state budget agreement that will reduce the Governor's February request by somewhere around $130 million through a 1.3% across-the-board cut in the proposed budget.

June 25, 2008

The calendar is closing in on June 30, the end of the 2007-08 fiscal year with legislators and the Governor furiously trying to reach agreement on a spending plan for 2008-09.

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