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Explaining School Fund Balances: Are PA Schools, with $4.3 Billion in Reserve Funds, Really Flush? Just the (Dry) Facts

Temple University’s Center on Regional Politics (CORP), Penn State’s College of Education, the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Metropolitan Studies, and the Pennsylvania Policy Forum (a group of faculty and researchers at 18 public and private colleges and universities) have formed a consortium to support state legislators, local officials, and education policymakers in a review of options for improving public school finance. CORP will periodically publish policy briefs, papers, and studies to support the consortium’s mission. Consortium academic leaders and forum members are listed at the end of this brief.

Published: August 2014
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