|Words Won’t Fail You
Pennsylvania has $10 BILLION in the bank so far this fiscal year but public school foes are claiming it would be irresponsible to use it to fully fund our schools next year.
It’s a striking claim to make after four months of powerful testimony in the fair funding trial that shined the light on the state’s irresponsible history of not funding our schools.
With all the rhetoric flying around, it’s easy to get tongue-tied when you hear someone spouting off “alternative facts” about the value of public education. The PA Schools Work Campaign – co-founded by Children First – is here to help with weekly Talking Points Memos that give you timely insights into the education debate.
This week’s Memo shows you the money and a new interactive web-based tool that calculates the dollars your local school district would receive if Governor Wolf’s budget package were approved by the General Assembly.
Have your own Talking Points Memo sent to you each week. Sign up at paschoolswork.org.