Philadelphia Budget

Philadelphia SkylineIssue Spotlight: Philadelphia School Funding Comes with Strings Attached

The Philadelphia School District will receive new state funding in 2013-14, but with strings attached that leave some key decisions in the hands of the state Secretary of Education.

Learn More: Read More About the Philly School Funding Plan

Philadelphia Symposium: A Call for an Education Funding Formula in PA

Browse Philadelphia Budget Publications Below

June 30, 2013

The Philadelphia School District will receive new state funding, but with strings attached that leave some key decisions in the hands of the Secretary of Education.

October 23, 2012

The City of Philadelphia should take steps to recover some of the millions of dollars lost in interest rate swap deals that have proved costly in the wake of the Great Recession, PBPC Director Sharon Ward testified in a Philadelphia City Council hearing.

March 12, 2009

PBPC recently presented an overview of the Philadelphia city budget, which is facing a five-year deficit. Click here to view the budget presentation by PBPC director Sharon Ward.

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