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Archived Updates

Below is a list of recent Education Updates (pdf).  CLICK HERE for the current Update.

February 11
Gov. Wolf unveils $34.1 billion budget proposal for 2019-20; increases for education, PreK and a proposal to raise the minimum teacher salary statewide highlight budget plan

February 4
Gov. Wolf to unveil proposed state budget on Tuesday; January revenues come in under estimate but above last January's collections

January 28
PASA/PASBO report on school district budgets finds ongoing insufficiency and lack of resources, forcing more cuts; PA court rules state must reimburse district for defunct charter school pension payments

January 14
General Assembly returns to Harrisburg this week for inauguration activities, as leaders continue to fill committee slots; State Board of Education schedules public hearings on proposed changes to Chapter 49

January 7
State revenues continue to come in above estimates; Senate Republicans, federal commission release reports on school safety

December 17
PA Supreme Court allows Lower Merion tax case to proceed on its merits; PDE releases list of 'struggling schools,' to release Act 82 school scores on Dec. 21

December 10
Trial date set for school funding lawsuit; PSERS sets 2019-20 employer contribution rate

December 3
New federal lawsuit concerns lack of civics education as a civil rights issue; report finds rising number of children with no health insurance access