Gov. Wolf's first budget address put an emphasis on his vision for improving Pennsylvania's present and its future.
He is calling for tax increases in an effort to generate additional funding for education, property tax relief, and economic development programs in a more than $33 billion state budget proposal.
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.
Here’s our round-up of reactions from the education world to the governor’s proposals.
School districts across Pennsylvania say they're struggling to do more with less, according to a recent survey that looks at school budgets.
It shows that most of the state's school districts are looking at more tax increases as well as cuts to programs and staff cuts to keep up with costs for mandated services.
Disrespect for the SRC. Inquirer
Editorial: Wolf's mysterious message. Daily News
For the SRC, she's a matter of principal. Daily News
New SRC chair: I don't expect huge changes. Daily News
Charter schools do not equal education reform. Baltimore Sun
With his first budget, Wolf gears up for gas tax fight. State Impact
Beverly Hall dies; criminal case — and her legacy — unresolved. Atlanta Journal Consitution