School Financing In Pennsylvania. Equitable, adequate, and predictable public education funding for all students of PA. Historical Perspective. Public education in PA started in 1776 The State’s share of funding for public education increased from 20% in 1794 to 55% in the 1975.
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Equitable, adequate, and predictable public education funding for all students of PA
“Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of man, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.” – Horace Mann
Base funding shall be weighted as follows
PA Chamber of Commerce
Majority Chair of the House Education Committee
Minority Chair of the House Education Committee
Majority Chair of Senate Education Committee
Minority Chair of Senate Education Committee
Secretary of Education
PaFTEducational Equity Panel
“ The General Assembly shall provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of public education to serve the needs of the Commonwealth and shall appropriate funds that ensure the adequate, equitable and predictable resources to enable each child to reach state standards.”
There appears to be public support for increasing school funding
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
- Theodore Roosevelt