Money Matters in Education Justice: Addressing Racial and Class Inequities in Pennsylvania’s School Funding System

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March, 2017

The Pennsylvania Constitution guarantees that children across the state have access to a “thorough and efficient” system of public education, one that enables them to meet comprehensive state academic standards and graduation requirements. Despite this constitutional mandate, hundreds of thousands of children—particularly children of color and children in poorer communities—are denied the school resources they need to be successful in school and beyond. This Education Law Center report details the race and class inequities in Pennsylvania’s school funding system, building on ELC’s 2013 report “Funding, Formulas, and Fairness.”

Download the full report, “Money Matters in Education Justice.”

Download the Executive Summary.

Read our press release.


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