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Basic Education Funding Commission Report is Online

June 19, 2015

The Basic Education Funding Commission full report released yesterday to the General Assembly and the public is now online, according to a statement from the members of the Commission.[...Read more]

Basic Education Funding Commission Releases Recommendations and Report

June 18, 2015

The Basic Education Funding Commission recommended today (June 18th) that the General Assembly adopt a new formula for distributing state funding for basic education to Pennsylvania’s 500 school districts, according to a statement from the members of the Commission.

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Basic Education Funding Commission to Release Report

June 16, 2015

The Basic Education Funding Commission, Co-Chaired by Senator Pat Browne (R-16 Lehigh) and Representative Mike Vereb (R-150 Montgomery), will meet on Thursday, June 18th at 10 a.m. to consider recommendations and a funding formula and release its report to the General Assembly and the public.

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BASIC EDUCATION FUNDING COMMISSION EXTENDS RELEASE OF REPORT DEADLINE

June 10, 2015

The Basic Education Funding Commission has extended the deadline one week for the release of the commission’s final report on a new formula for distributing basic education funding to Pennsylvania schools.[...Read more]

Basic Education Funding Commission to hold hearing in Plymouth Meeting

February 4, 2015

A Basic Education Funding Commission hearing to gather testimony from officials with experience and knowledge related to career and technical schools to help with the overall goal of developing a state funding formula to disperse Commonwealth dollars to school districts across Pennsylvania.[...Read more]

Basic Education Funding Commission to Hold Hearing in Mercer County

January 28, 2015

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.[...Read more]

BASIC EDUCATION FUNDING COMMISSION TO HOLD HEARING IN LANCASTER

December 9, 2014

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.[...Read more]

BASIC EDUCATION FUNDING COMMISSION HEARING IN EAST STROUDSBURG

December 3, 2014

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.[...Read more]

Basic Education Funding Commission to Hold Hearing in Lancaster

November 21, 2014

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.[...Read more]

Basic Education Funding Commission to hold public hearing at Community College of Allegheny County on Tuesday

October 20, 2014

The Basic Education Funding Commission will hold a hearing beginning at 11 a.m., Tuesday, October 21, at the Community College of Allegheny County, West Hills Center, 1000 McKee Road, Oakdale, PA 15071-1099, according to Commission Co-Chairs Senator Pat Browne and Representative Mike Vereb.[...Read more]

BASIC EDUCATION FUNDING COMMISSION TO HOLD LEHIGH VALLEY HEARING

September 8, 2014

The Basic Education Funding Commission will hold its second hearing to discuss state education funding.[...Read more]

BASIC EDUCATION FUNDING COMMISSION TO HOLD FIRST HEARING

August 19, 2014

The Basic Education Funding Commission will hold its first hearing on the current funding of education and the formula used to distribute state funding to Pennsylvania school districts.[...Read more]

BASIC EDUCATION FUNDING COMMISSION ORGANIZES AND BEGINS WORK

July 24, 2014

The Basic Education Funding Commission held its inaugural and organizational meeting today (July 24) and is now ready to begin its work developing an adequate and fair system for distributing state money to local school districts, according to Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Representative Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery).
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Basic Education Funding Commission to Hold Organizational Meeting

July 23, 2014

The Basic Education Funding Commission will hold its inaugural and organizational meeting.[...Read more]