school funding

The state now has a new $41-billion spending plan in place. Gov. Tom Wolf and state lawmakers agreed to the deal last week.

President Joe Biden wants to make a big investment in K-12 education.

A coalition of Democratic lawmakers in Harrisburg is pushing to use some of the funding Pennsylvania is expected to receive from the next federal stimulus to help fix aging public schools.

The governor says he’s planning to include the pitch in next week’s budget address, along with several other lead and asbestos-remediation plans.


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