Expert witnesses in ‘Fair Funding’ Lawsuit say PA is underfunding individual students by thousands of dollars

Today concludes a week of testimony in the public education funding lawsuit against the commonwealth. The trial kicked off last Friday. Petitioners, which include six school districts, parents, and two state organizations, filed the suit against leaders of the General Assembly, the Department of Education, the secretary of education, and the governor. Petitioners and school funding advocates say 86% of Pennsylvania public schools are underfunded.

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Source: Erie News Now, Nov. 19, 2021.