School Market News of Note

Iowa’s Democratic-led Senate has approved an education spending package that would increase public school funding by 6% in the 2015-2016 school year. The measures now go to the Republican controlled House which has no plans to consider them. (Des Moines Register) Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett, a Republican, has unveiled a budget proposal that includes an … Read More

Pennsylvania Proposes Change to Special Education Funding Formula

In years past, Pennsylvania’s special education funding formula had no tie to the number of students receiving those services. Legislators and Governor Tom Corbett aim to change that. The state is currently working on ways to change the funding formulations to better place state funding. The new funding formula will consider the number of special … Read More