school funding

The School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia School District's budget has been on a roller coaster ride the last few days. But the district appears to be standing on solid financial ground, for now. Read more here.
Read More
Josh Shapiro at Cheltenham High
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
February 05, 2020 - 2:28 pm
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro sat down with a group of Cheltenham High School student equity ambassadors to talk about everything from mental health issues and school funding to gun violence and for-profit prisons. Read more here.
Read More
Camden We Choose coalition
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
November 06, 2019 - 2:40 pm
Community activists are escalating their call to return control of Camden’s public schools to the city — just one day after three people were elected to the city’s school board. Read more here.
Read More
Actor, musician and activist, Steven Van Zandt, center, supports striking teachers on the picket in front of Hamilton High School in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019.
Richard Vogel/AP Photo
January 16, 2019 - 8:00 am
UPDATED: 11:39 a..m. By Christopher Weber, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles teachers union leader hinted of a possible resumption of contract bargaining Wednesday as striking educators in the second largest U.S. school district walked picket lines outside hundreds of schools for a...
Read More
Teachers and supporters hold signs in the rain during a rally Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Los Angeles.
Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP Photo
January 15, 2019 - 11:50 am
By Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press The setting is different, but the complaints of teachers who are out on strike in Los Angeles are echoing those heard in walkouts nationwide. Unlike protests that closed schools last spring in states including West Virginia, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Arizona, the...
Read More
Mike DeNardo
August 21, 2018 - 8:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Commonwealth Court ruling Tuesday allows a key school funding case to proceed. Commonwealth Court deemed that the lawsuit challenging the equity and adequacy of Pennsylvania's school funding system can go forward to trial. The court denied a claim by legislative...
Read More
Gov. Phil Murphy signs legislation on fairly and fully funding New Jersey public schools on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
OIT/NJ Governor's Office via Flickr
David Madden
July 24, 2018 - 2:52 pm
CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new law reforming the way school districts across New Jersey are funded has been approved by Gov. Phil Murphy. The bill — which proved to be the difference in approving the state budget — begins to correct a decade-long problem of some growing districts...
Read More