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In New School Funding Lawsuit Filing, Gov. Wolf Says More Funds Are Needed

In our ongoing legal challenge to the constitutionality of Pennsylvania’s school funding system, we filed a brief in Commonwealth Court in July, rebutting Senate President Pro Tempore Joseph Scarnati’s claim that the adoption of a school funding formula in 2016 renders the case moot. In briefs filed August 3, Gov. Tom Wolf also rejected the mootness claim, saying that funding issues persist, while Sen. Scarnati While Sen. Scarnati and Rep. Michael Turzai continue to seek dismissal based on mootness, they fail to dispute in any way the growing disparities between high-wealth and low-wealth districts. Read more in this August 7, 2018, News Release.