This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.
The ongoing budget stalemate in Harrisburg has left school districts across Pennsylvania in the dark about how much state money they’ll be getting.
With a new governor, a new proposed funding formula, and constant disagreement about how schools should be funded, lots of changes are afoot in Pennsylvania’s education system.
As we head into the July 4th weekend, why not take some time to brush up on the ABCs and XYZs of education funding in Pennsylvania? Below are 14 pieces, most including a podcast, that NewsWorks and the Notebook put together for Multiple Choices, a series that explains the major aspects of the state’s complex, puzzling, and unequal education funding system.
View The Basics View Charters View Special Education View The Formula View Mapping View Wolf’s Plan View Teacher Pay View Teacher Pensions View Millage Rate View Cyber Charters View Jargon, Explained View The Commission View What’s with Philly? View Tax Relief