113 Pennsylvania school districts get max relief under Gov. Tom Wolf’s property tax plan. Is that enough?

Is Gov. Tom Wolf's school property tax reduction proposal polarizing, or a secret passage to fiscal common ground? You could get arguments on both sides Tuesday as taxpayers and lawmakers alike tried to wrap their minds around a plan that still seemed – by day's end – to promise certain results with little supporting evidence… More

‘Innovative and bold’ or an ‘attack’ on charters? Reactions to Wolf budget plan

Was it an “innovative and bold” step forward or a bloody “attack” on charter schools? After Gov. Wolf’s budget address, some groups immediately turned up the heat on legislators to “put our money where their mouths are,” while others took a breath and celebrated a “solid first step” toward universal pre-K… More

Wolf delivers on his promise to boost Pennsylvania education spending

In his first budget proposal, Gov. Tom Wolf delivered on his campaign promise to increase support for education, boosting spending and savings by about $1 billion and spreading it around to pre-K classes, school districts, community colleges, community colleges and public universities… More

‘Time for bold change,’ Wolf says in outlining $30B state budget

Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday proposed a more than $30 billion state budget built on a wide-ranging tax restructuring plan that could, if enacted, become the largest tax hike in Pennsylvania history but significantly cut the school property tax… More

40 years of state budgets: How spending priorities have shifted in Pennsylvania (interactive)

The interactive graphic in this article shows how Pennsylvania's budget priorities have shifted over the last 40 years… More

Gov. Tom Wolf’s first budget: Everything you need to know (mostly) at-a-glance

The state budget is a massive, dense document of numbers, line items and appropriations. To try and make it easy, we've combed through Gov. Tom Wolf's first budget to try and pull out key facts and figures… More

School Law Information Exchange, Public Sector Arbitration Newsletters (2014)

Volume 51, 2014 Download the complete SLIE-PSA Index for Volume 51, 2014. Issue 18, Dec. 16 — In this issue School Law Appeal of Springfield School District, 2014 WL 4724424 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2014). Budhun v. Reading Hospital and Medical Center, 765 F.3d 245 (3rd Cir. 2014). Dougherty v… More