Level Up Coalition Launches Effort to Increase Funding for 100 Severely Underfunded PA School Districts

PA Rep. Schlossberg Introduces HB 1167 to Aid PA’s Most Under-Resourced Schools

HARRISBURG (April 15, 2021) – Level Up, a coalition of more than a dozen education advocacy organizations from across the commonwealth, launched a campaign today to increase state funding for the 100 most underfunded school districts in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania ranks 44th in the nation for state share of funding for K-12 education and has some of the nation’s widest gaps between wealthy and poor school districts.  READ MORE

Rep. Schlossberg Introduces Level Up Bill – HB 1167


Distressed schools across Pa. join together to push for $100 million relief WHYY APRIL 16, 2021 READ MORE

Schlossberg, advocates call for $100 million to 100 most underfunded schools The PLS Reporter APRIL 16, 2021 READ MORE

Advocates want $100M boost for Lancaster, other underfunded school districts Lancaster Online.com 4/16/2021 READ MORE

Advocates propose bill to send $100M in extra funding to Pa’s 100 poorest school districts ABC27.com 4/15/2021 READ MORE

Pennsylvania school districts discuss Level Up coalition to support underfunded districts YourErie.com 4/15/2021 READ MORE

Allentown, Bethlehem school districts would get extra money under push to fix ‘atrocious reality of underfunding The Morning Call 4/15/2021 READ MORE

Advocates call for Pennsylvania to send $100 million to 100 underfunded school districts Chalkbeat Philadelphia 4/15/2021 READ MORE


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