BASIC EDUCATION FUNDING COMMISSION TO HOLD HEARING IN LANCASTER

WHAT:

The Basic Education Funding Commission will hold its next public hearing to continue to discuss and receive testimony regarding a new formula for distributing basic education funding to Pennsylvania schools. The commission was established through Act 51 of 2014 to review and make recommendations related to basic education funding.

WHO:

Basic Education Funding Commission, co-chaired by Senator Pat Browne and Representative Mike Vereb.

Tentatively scheduled to testify include:

  • Pedro A. Rivera, Superintendent for the School District of Lancaster
  • Matt Przywara, Chief Financial Officer for the School District of Lancaster
  • John Nodecker, Superintendent for the Manheim Township School District
  • Michael Crossey, President, PA State Education Association
  • Eric Elliott, Director of Research for School Funding & Finance, PA State Education Association
  • Joan Benso, President & CEO, PA Partnerships for Children
  • W. Michael Nailor, Pennsylvania School Librarians Association
  • Michael Churchill, Of Counsel, Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

WHEN:

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 10 a.m.

WHERE:

McCaskey East High School
1051 Leigh Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17602

Note: We invite the media to attend and cover this event.

Contacts:       

Vicki Wilken (Senator Browne) vwilken@pasen.gov – 717-787-1349
Matt Moyer (Senator Browne) mmoyer@pasen.gov – 610-366-2327 (Office) & 610-349-2879 (Cell)
Steve Miskin (House Leadership) smiskin@pahousegop.com – 717-772-9943
Dan Massing (Representative Vereb) dmassing@pahousegop.com – 717-772-9845
Tim Eller (Secretary Dumaresq) tieller@pa.gov – 717-783-9802