Tag: Funding formula

PSP Statement on Basic Education Funding Commmission Report

PSP Executive Director Mark Gleason issued the following statement on recommendations released by Pennsylvania’s Basic Education Funding Commission: “The Philadelphia School Partnership commends the Basic Education Funding Commission and supports its recommendations for a weighted student funding formula, including implementation of the formula for the distribution of all new basic education funds in the 2015-16 …

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PSP Statement on Authorization of Cigarette Tax for Schools

Statement from the Philadelphia School Partnership’s Executive Director Mark Gleason: “PSP applauds the leadership and members of the General Assembly for authorizing the Philadelphia cigarette tax, and for coupling the much-needed new funding stream with a charter-school reform that is in the best interest of students and families. “Now those students and families need state …

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