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Joining Vast Majority of States, Pa. Adopts School Funding Formula

Pennsylvania will soon join the overwhelming majority of states that have a student-based formula for distributing state education funds.

Both the House passed the measure with a large majority Wednesday. The Senate did so last week.

For much of the past 25 years, the state has largely divided it’s main pot of education money based on the principle that districts should never get less than the prior year.